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Combatting the silent shisha epidemic in Nigeria: The need for public health education
 
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Tobacco Research and Advocacy Group, Cephas Health Research Initiative Inc, Ibadan, Nigeria
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Kehinde K. Kanmodi   

Tobacco Research and Advocacy Group, Cephas Health Research Initiative Inc, Ibadan, Nigeria
Publication date: 2020-06-26
Submission date: 2020-04-14
Final revision date: 2020-04-22
Acceptance date: 2020-05-02
 
Popul. Med. 2020;2(June):18
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