kretek


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A cigarette made of tobacco leaves, cloves, and spices prepared from the dried flowers of a tropical tree, Eugenia aromatica; CCs are produced in Indonesia, where they are the preferred (smoked by 90% of smokers) smoking product; 30–40% is shredded clove buds, while the rest is tobacco
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kretek

[A city in Indonesia]
A cigarette consisting of tobacco mixed with clove, originally smoked in Indonesia. Like other flavored cigarettes (e.g. bidis), kretek is popular in Western nations among adolescent smokers.
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In the Kaliangkrik district, for example, tobacco is the main crop, covering 6,600ha, with a further 700ha given over for cloves, used in Indonesia's distinctive kretek cigarettes.
The Aroma of 'kretek' (cloves) welcomed us as we entered the main entrance of this stately Dutch colonial style House of Sampoerna in Old Surabaya.
Fundamentally, role theory's proposition is based on behaviors within contexts (roles) in association with the persons sharing a common identity (in position) and comprehending their role (by expectations) that are communicated to a person in a given organization (Montez, et al., 2003; Kretek et al., 2013).
In fact, the exports are dominated by cooking palm oil followed by kretek cigarettes.
Initial investigations showed that the cigarettes consisted of normal and modern 'kretek' (clove) cigarettes originating from a neighbouring country, believed to be Indonesia.
Cloves, along with tobacco, are particularly used as the main ingredients of kretek (1c) cigarettes--kinds of cigarettes originated from Indonesia.
Seized from the suspects were 130 boxes of Kretek cigarettes.
In addition, it establishes a united front for preserving the quality of the Indonesian tobacco industry and principles for the nation, considering the Tobacco Industry as a prioritized national industry comparable to other industries, participating in formulating balanced and comprehensive concepts for tobacco regulations acceptable to legislators, and preserving the existence of the cigarette industry, especially kretek cigarettes as a national cultural heritage product, so that this industry may receive full rights in its own country, and become a global commodity.
191-314), calls attention to economic affairs, the batik industry, the industry of traditional medicine (jamu), the pharmaceutical industry, the clove cigarette (kretek) industry, real estate, and transportation.
Tobacco (kretek) smoking, betel quid chewing and risk of oral cancer in a selected Jakarta population.