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Midwakh/dokha tobacco use in the Middle East: much to learn.

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Many alternative tobacco products (ATPs), such as hookahs, have grown in popularity and use beyond their locale of origin and are therefore becoming a significant global public health concern. This article provides an overview of an under-reported and understudied ATP, dokha, which is smoked in a midwakh pipe. It describes the state of tobacco control in the Arabian Gulf region where midwakh smoking appears to be most common, the history of midwakh and dokha use, and what is known about midwa...

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Journal:
Tobacco control
Publication date:
2014-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-3318
ISSN:
0964-4563
Source identifiers:
488369
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:488369
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uuid:c49fcee8-cfc0-44fb-8edd-1548e83443bd
Local pid:
pubs:488369
Deposit date:
2014-11-04

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