««Waterpipe»»™ antismoking imperialism is winning lands ! You’re dead, folks ! Wake up ! The Jordanian antismoking colleagues of US ««Waterpipe»»™ experts Thomas Eissenberg and Brian Primack
“In conclusion, [««Waterpipe»»™] smoking is genotoxic to lymphocytes and the magnitude of its genotoxicity is higher than that induced by regular cigarette smoking”.
Khabour OF, Alsatari ES, Azab M, Alzoubi KH, Sadiq MF. Assessment of genotoxicity of waterpipe and cigarette smoking in lymphocytes using the sister-chromatid exchange assay: A comparative study. Environ Mol Mutagen. 2010 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print]
(**) Azab M, Khabour OF,
Note: Thomas Eissenberg is the main author of the WHO flawed report
Other important note: ««Waterpipe»»™ antismoking experts don”t like “light smokers” and are always interested in heavy smokers (in their comparison with cigarette smokers) even when their own prevalence surveys show that most of their teenagers (in the
They once cited the first aetiological independent study on hookah smoking and cancer (on real hookah smokers who have never used other forms of tobacco before) to highlight the results about heavy smokers. They didn't say a word about the “light” and “medium” smokers.
Relevant, geographically and ideologically (antismoking activism) until we spare some time to provide a detailed critique of this new stuff :
Errors and Publication Bias in Jordanian Study on Narghile (Hookah, Shisha) Tobacco Smoking
Thomas Eissenberg & Brian Primack Promote Pseudo-Science Based US Prohibition to Middle East “Public Health” Puppets
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