As China pushes traditional medicine globally, illegal wildlife trade flourishes

By Farah Master

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practices such as acupuncture and herbal supplementation are finding acceptance globally.

Well that's not so bad, after all you only have to go as far as Japan to find the use of Ivory, so you can't really blame BRI unless America tells you to.

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WHO should not be giving its name to such claptrap, it should only support medicines that have scientific evidence as to their effectiveness and safety.

By giving any credence to this rubbish they undermine efforts to stop the trade in endangered species.

China is pushing these unproven so called remedies from a purely cynical profit and influence based motive, and there if no chance they will give more than lip service to stopping the trade or manufacture so long as Comunist party cadres at a local level are getting paid off to support it.

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What's the old expression? Oh yeah: "There's a sucker born every minute"

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