Nicotine exposure in daily waterpipe smokers and its relation to puff topography.

  title={Nicotine exposure in daily waterpipe smokers and its relation to puff topography.},
  author={Wasim Maziak and Samer Rastam and A Shihadeh and Asma Bazzi and Iman R Ibrahim and Ghazi S. Zaatari and Kenneth D. Ward and Thomas E Eissenberg},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  volume={36 4},
Waterpipe tobacco smoking is increasing in popularity worldwide and available evidence point to its addictive and harmful potential. This study is conducted to assess nicotine exposure in daily waterpipe smokers, and its correlation with puff topography parameters. Sixty-one waterpipe tobacco smokers (56 males; mean age±SD, 30.9±9.5years; mean number of weekly waterpipe smoking episodes 7.8±5.7) abstained from smoking for at least 24h, and then smoked tobacco from a waterpipe ad libitum in a… CONTINUE READING

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