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Hookah Myths and Truths

Myth: The water cleans the smoke. Reality: After the smoke passes through the water in a hookah pipe, the smoke still contains high levels of toxins including carbon monoxide, heavy metals, nicotine, and other cancer causing chemicals. Myth: Hookah is safer than cigarettes. Reality: Hookah smoking can be just as…

Living and breathing the hookah culture

Few recent comparative data exist on smoking habits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The objective of this analysis was to evaluate smoking patterns in a large general population sample of individuals aged ⩾40 years in ten countries in the region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi…

“Hookah was amazing with hot tea! Definitely coming back.”Michael Rose