Tuesday, March 21, 2006

China city crush fake cigarettes to obtain medicine

Solanesol, A useful chemical in tobacco that can be use as Cardiac stimulant and analogue for Vitamin K.
According to WHO, 1.2 million people died from smoking annually in China, they are taking this step as a kill two birds with one stone measure.

Some city in the world are fighting smoking by increase the tax for importing cigarettes, and obtain monies to offset the health problem causes by this habit. So far, there is no public education that is effective enough to do the job, so most of the world treat this as a economic problem, instead of a social problem. (Link)

But than, this is quite a good mathod though.


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