Read this “new” 84-page peer-reviewed US-Egyptian expert report and try to find the errors. The rule is that you must find at least one error on each page.
WHO-EMRO (World Health Organisation - Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office) and ESPRI (Egyptian Smoking Prevention Research Institute). Shisha Hazards Profile “Tobacco Use in Shisha - Studies on Waterpipe Smoking in Egypt”. Cairo, 14 March 2007. ISBN: 978-92-9021-569-1. 84 pages.
We won’t reward you with the same fees these official experts were paid for this job but you can win with us a recently published rare Book on Hookah Smoking
And if you can read Arabic, and are fond of poetry, have a look at praises of this report : WHO Regional Director's Message and Message from WHO Regional Adviser, Tobacco Free Initiative
[Added later: The Mystique of Hookahs. Health and Religious Misconceptions. SciTopics 2010]
READ ABOVE ALL: Powerful Reaction Letter to Margaret Chan, the Newly-Elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)
Hey, you hookah users, individuals and independent researchers (vis a vis the Tobacco Industry (cigarettes), the Pharmaceutical Industry (nicotine patches and gum), and the fanatic section of the international Tobacco Control Public Health movement), remember one sole thing:
You, yes you, and nobody else but you, are the real experts !
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Read Last COMMUNIQUE about Hookah Bars, Hookah Bans and Pseudo-Science
“One Hookah Would Equal 200 Cigarettes and (European) “Colonialism” (sic)(*) Would Now Be the Cause of the Hookah (Shisha, Narghile) Catastrophe ?”
(*) and why not Eau-de-Cologne...alism to make it smarter ?
The author wonders whether “these “experts”, apparently called in emergency by ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) to help it enforce a ban on “Shisha Lounges” in the United Kingdom”, do not actually “Defend, Instead, a New form of "Imperialism" (If we May Use a Phraseology Similar to that of These Experts...) Aiming at Endorsing the Bush Neo-Conservative ““Great” Middle East” “Vision” in the field of Public Health”…
He concludes that “these “experts” are actually 200 times more dangerous than hookahs because they would be dangerous for science and, beyond, for public health.” (Apr. 25, 2007)
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