12054Re: Law & tobacco
- Jun 2, 2003According to a newspaper report (I will try to find it), the source
is legal growers bypassing the regular route. It is sold apparently
in pubs (taverns), usually in cut moist form as it weighs more. The
article suggests that the increase in serious cancers is due to using
the stuff - this line seems to be similar to the methanol danger in
Cossacks used to drink a tobacco flavored vodka - what a herbal
(I don't smoke)
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Aaron Pelly" <apelly@m...> wrote:
> ok, and now another sojourn off topic:
> i have heard of chop chop wal... maybe from my mother some years
> while i lived there i never encountered it. have you?
> i am wondering what form it takes... counterfeit cigarettes? dried,
> whole leaf?
> is it imported? grown locally?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: waljaco [mailto:waljaco@h...]
> > Sent: 02 June 2003 18:26
> > To: Distillers@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [Distillers] Re: Law & tobacco
> > In Australia,illegal tobacco (chop chop) is worth $AUD45 million a
> > year! More profitable than illegal grappa no doubt.
> > Wal
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