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

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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Their tobacco became popular as the kretek (clove) variety.
The company had a market share of 35% in 2015, led by its strong brand portfolio including Dji Sam Soe and A Mild in the premium segment and Sampoerna Kretek and U Mild in the medium price segment.
Similar to bidi use, kretek use is comparable to cigarettes in terms of nicotine delivery, smoking patterns, and carbon monoxide exposure (O'Connor, 2012).
based Kretek International, whose partnership with Miravante Brands LLC gave birth to Nuvino, a line of premium wine in single-serve pouches that launched last spring.
Hilebrand F, Giannoudis PV, Kretek C, Pape HC: Damage control: extremities.
During the same period, significant decreases occurred in bidi * and kretek ([dagger]) use among middle and high school students, and in dissolvable tobacco use among high school students.
The new series of Cig2o Mini Disposable E-Cigarettes have the same look and feel as the brand's classic king-sized cigarettes, but are smaller than most electronic cigarettes, according to the product's distributor, Kretek International Inc.
I don't think this will have much impact in grocery, because in almost all states, cigarettes are already under lock and key or in a non-entry space in the store," says John Geoghegan, director of strategic planning and brand development for Kretek International, Inc.
Kretek (NOTE--SPELLING IS CORRECT), a distinctive type of cigarettes made with a blend of tobacco, cloves and other flavours, made up 93% of the total output in 2008.
On an early evening hot August day in 1980 Dean Hardjono setting cross-legged in a large Dutch colonial style chair drinking from a glass of heavily brown sugar sweetened tea and smoking endless numbers of kretek (clove and tobacco mixture) cigarettes, speaking much like a dalang at the end of a long shadow play, emphatically recounted how the now materialistic-driven Soeharto New Order government would fall into disorder.
She smoked a kretek, an Indonesian clove cigarette, the pungent smoke drifting into the air, strangely out of place in an Australian caravan park.