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Hookah

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What is hookah?
Hookah is a water pipe used to smoke flavored tobacco, also called shisha, through cooled water.

What is shisha?
Shisha is a sticky tobacco usually soaked in honey or molasses.  Herbal shisha can be just as toxic as tobacco shisha.

How is smoking hookah different than cigarettes?
A one hour hookah session contains 36 times more tar than a cigarette.  Sharing a hookah mouthpiece increases the risk of spreading infectious disease like tuberculous, hepatitis, herpes and the flu.

 

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