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Waterpipe smoking in Saudi Arabia: Action plan
Naif Alanazi 1  
 
 
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Department of Public health, College of Health Sciences, Saudi Electronic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Naif Alanazi   

Department of Public health, College of Health Sciences, Saudi Electronic University, Abu Bakr Street, Riyadh 11673, Saudi Arabia
Publish date: 2019-04-24
 
Tob. Induc. Dis. 2019;17(April):38
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Smoking
 
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The author has completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none was reported.
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Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
 
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