Hikmet Jamil & coll. Wish to Protect US-American “White Youth” from Hookah in Study Published in the Nicotine & Tobacco [Antismoking] Research Journal
Hikmet Jamil, Dalia Elsouhag, Spencer Hiller, Judith E. Arnetz, and Bengt B. Arnetz. Sociodemographic risk indicators of hookah smoking among White Americans: A pilot study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2010; 12:525-529.
Going straight to the point and without listing again the classical series of huge errors, let’s say that apparently in order to justify the smoking ban in Michigan (USA), Hikmet Jamil and his colleagues from the University of Michigan (USA), have published an article in the Nicotine and Tobacco [antismoking] Research journal:
QUOTEWORTHY: "The fact that White youth increasingly appear to adopt hookah smoking is of great public health concern since it might be a new trajectory into cigarette smoking, as well as other gateway drugs (Duan, Chou, Andreeva, & Petnz, 2009 ). The risk of dispersion is especially great since hookah smoking is done in social groups and is cheaper than cigarettes (Roskin & Aveyard, 2009). The American Lung Association (ALA) actually."
Note: the cited reference are just as junk as the Jamil paper ! As for the editorial support, "Nicotine and Tobacco [antismoking] Research" is a Farmingtonian journal ! Farmingtonian, What’s this?
Haram-Treif Science Award to this journal and to Hikmet Jamil and his colleagues of the University of Michigan !
“Haram” and “Treif” ? … What’s this ?
Video featuring a colleague of Virginia Rice (University of Michigan):
« Hookah tar is Burning », says the US "expert!
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