About CTS

Registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the China Tobacco Society£¨CTS£©was set up in May, 1985. Affiliated to the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA), i.e. the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC), it is a component part of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology and receives its leadership.

Encompassing STMA¡¯s core responsibilities, CTS plays the role of bridges and links to promote the prosperity and development of tobacco science and technology by working together with the scientific and technological personnel in tobacco field. The responsibilities of CTS are to conduct domestic and international academic exchanges in tobacco field, to promote the non-governmental international tobacco scientific and technological cooperation, to publicize science and technology of tobacco- related subjects, to edit ACTA TABACARIA SINICA and tobacco science dissemination books, to serve the members, and etc.

The top leading organization of CTS is the National Congress, subordinated with the Council and the Standing Committee. The operational office of CTS located in Beijing consists of the general office, the academic department, and the editorial department.

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