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    Hookah or water pipe ?

    I certainly agree with most of the comments of Dr Kamal Chaouachi but the need to develop one generic name for the different types of this form of tobacco smoking is definite and we tend to prefer the term water- pipe smoking as it denotes the similarity that links all these forms and shapes and local names. Certainly these different names are associated with local geographical languages and idenified best in the reps...

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    Some Misconceptions in a Good Alert Paper

    Dear Editor,

    We wish to draw your attention to some misconceptions in the following study:

    Rima AFIFI SOWEID. Lebanon: water pipe line to youth. Tobacco Control 2005;14:363-4.

    >"In Lebanon, youth and women are the target of a marketing campaign featuring a new tobacco product for use with the more traditional water pipe."

    The caption for the embedded picture is a an erroneous int...

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