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A 1-hour hookah session is equal to smoking
100
cigarettes.

SOURCE: 1. World Health Organization.”Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Health Effects, Research Needs and Recommended AcLons By Regulators.”WHO Study Group On Tobacco Product RegulaLon (TobReg).World Health OrganizaLon, 2005. Web. http:// www.who.int/ tobacco/global_interacLon/tobreg/ WaterpiperecommendaLon_Final.pdf • 2. Rahman S, Chang L, Hadgu S, Salinas-Miranda AA, Corvin J. Prevalence, Knowledge, and Practices of Hookah Smoking Among University Students, Florida, 2012. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:140099. DOI: http:// dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.140099

A 1-hour hookah session is equal to smoking
100
cigarettes.

SOURCE: 1. World Health Organization.”Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Health Effects, Research Needs and Recommended AcLons By Regulators.”WHO Study Group On Tobacco Product RegulaLon (TobReg).World Health OrganizaLon, 2005. Web. http:// www.who.int/ tobacco/global_interacLon/tobreg/ WaterpiperecommendaLon_Final.pdf • 2. Rahman S, Chang L, Hadgu S, Salinas-Miranda AA, Corvin J. Prevalence, Knowledge, and Practices of Hookah Smoking Among University Students, Florida, 2012. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:140099. DOI: http:// dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.140099

SOURCE: American Lung Association, 2007. http://www.lungusa2.org/embargo/slati/Trendalert_Waterpipes.pdf Blank MD, Cobb CO, Kilgalen B, Austin J, Weaver MF, Shihadeh A, Eissenberg T. Acute Effects of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Control Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2011;116(1–3):102–9 [accessed 2017 July 7].[accessed 2017 July 7].

Hookah smoke has been associated with clogged arteries, which means less dancing.

SOURCE: Cobb, Caroline, et al.”Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: An Emerging Health Crisis in the United States.” American Journal of Health Behavior. 34(3). May-June 2010: 275–285. Web. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ articles/PMC3215592/

The smoke from a hookah session contains
46 times
more tar than a single cigarette.

SOURCE: World Health Organization.”Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Health Effects, Research Needs and Recommended AcLons By Regulators.”WHO Study Group On Tobacco Product RegulaLon (TobReg).World Health OrganizaLon, 2005. Web. http:// www.who.int/ tobacco/global_interacLon/tobreg/ WaterpiperecommendaLon_Final.pdf | Hayes, Jay Taylor. “Quit Smoking.” Hookah Smoking: Is It Safer than Cigarette Smoking? Web. http:// www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/quit-smoking/expertanswers/ hookah/faq-20057920f

The glowing charcoal used in hookah releases high levels of carbon monoxide and other cancer-causing chemicals.

SOURCE: Cobb, Caroline, et al.”Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: An Emerging Health Crisis in the United States.” American Journal of Health Behavior. 34(3). May-June 2010: 275–285. Web.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/ articles/PMC3215592

EXPLORE THE FACTS

  • Deaths
    Deaths
  • Effects
    Effects
  • Addiction
    Addiction
  • Marketing
    Marketing
  • Chemicals
    Chemicals
  • Hookah
    Hookah
  • Smokeless
    Smokeless
  • Vaping
    Vaping