Tag archives for FCTC (Framework Convention on “Tobacco “Control””)

Use & Misuse of Water-filtered Tobacco Smoking Pipes in the World. Consequences for Public Health, Research & Research Ethics

  Use & Misuse of Water-filtered Tobacco Smoking Pipes in the World. Consequences for Public Health, Research & Research Ethics. The Open Medicinal Chemistry Journal 2015 (27 Feb) ; 9:1-12. Doi: 10.2174/1874104501509010001. PMID: 25861403 Abstract Background: The traditional definition of an “epidemic” has been revisited by antismoking researchers. After 400 years, Doctors would have realized […]

Malaysian Ban, Science & Ethics. Undeclared Religion-related Conflict of Interests in Two Biomedical Journals

Subject: Two articles authored by a “tobacco”control”” researcher (Sa’ed Zyoud) involved in a nationwide religious ban (“fatwa”) in Malaysia have been published in the Harm Reduction Journal and Tobacco Induced Diseases one (BioMed Central group). The author has never declared such a serious conflict of interest, therefore violating the so-called ethical code of conduct of […]

The Making of a Hookah Story “Only on CNN”. Revelations from behind the Scenes…

Issue: CNN and the planned global prohibition of smoking (and “vaping”). How the last hookah story on CNN by Chethan Sathya was prepared [1] On the 10th of January of this year, we were contacted by Cheythan Sathya from Canada, who said he was a so-called medical doctor “Fellow in Global Journalism”. This was apparently […]

Whistle-Blower’s Private Postal Letter Opened, Scanned & Published by “Legacy Foundation” (UCSF)

I knew, particularly since Edward Snowden’s revelations, that all our private electronic communications (email, among others) are under mass surveillance by government agencies (NSA/CIA and other bodies) and involve mail services such as Gmail, YahooMail, Hotmail and AOL mail. I naively believed that POSTAL mail (i.e. PAPER correspondence) would remain sheltered from that totalitarian intrusion […]

The US-American University of Beirut & the US National Endowment for Democracy: a Comparison (Research Announcement)

Scope of planned research Respective rationales of both institutions, their agendas, priorities, funding sources (direct and, above all, indirect). The National Endowment for Democracy (NED)   According to William Blum, a famous analyst of US foreign policy [1]: “The National Endowment for Democracy, an agency created by the Reagan administration in 1983 to promote political […]

URGENT: Palestinians in Great Danger, New US-Canadian Study Reveals…

Researchers from Harvard (USA), Waterloo & Toronto (Canada) warn against the global situation in the Great Middle East, highlighting the “dangerous levels of particulate matter in smoking public venues in Lebanon, Pakistan, Syrian Arab Republic and Tunisia”. Further to the visit of the “official” delegation to Gaza coffee houses, they concluded that Palestinians should immediately […]

Polio False-Flag in Syria: “Opposition” Scholars at War against both the Syrian Government and the Middle East Peace Pipe (The Lancet)

Summary: Serious accusations targeting the Syrian government (for having discarded, on purpose, poliomyelitis vaccination campaigns in those areas occupied by the armed gangs) come from various sources: the doctors of the so-called “opposition” in the USA (Wasim MAZIAK, head of the US-“research” centre on tobacco in Aleppo, in particular); their “active” colleagues in Lebanon (mainly […]

Open Letter to Wasim Maziak, Syrian Political Opponent and Head of the US-Syrian «Research» Centre in Aleppo (US-SCTS)

Source : Lettre ouverte à Wasim Maziak, opposant politique syrien et directeur du centre « de recherche » USA-Syrie à Alep (US-SCTS) [Open Letter to Wasim Maziak, Syrian Political Opponent and Head of the US-Syrian «Research» Centre in Aleppo (US-SCTS)]. Par Kamal Chaouachi, 7 septembre 2013 Abstract in English : US-Syrian political opponent Wasim Maziak, heads a so-called […]