Tag Archives: hookah use

Utah gives hookah the hook

Starting in mid-September, Utah bars and clubs cannot allow patrons to smoke most hookah products indoors. “The purpose of the clarification is to protect people from exposure to second hand smoke. Even minimal amounts of exposure is considered harmful,” said

Hookah smoking comes with health risks

Kitchener Yara Yanes knows it is bad for her health, but that doesn’t stop her from sharing a hookah pipe with friends. “It is fun. It is a social thing,” said the 20-year-old university student who works as a waitress

Hookahs are less dangerous than cigarettes

Mocha caf on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that hookahs are far less dangerous than cigarettes as they contain less quantity of nicotine and are not easily available. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Girish

Hookah Smoking Is on the Rise

A new research conducted by the University of Florida demonstrated that owners of hookah bars and cafes had carbon monoxide levels higher than patrons of traditional bars. Carbon monoxide decreases the blood’s ability to transport oxygen to tissues, and long-term

Doctors Warn of Dangers of Hookah Smoking

The number of young people smoking cigarettes is down, but increasing numbers of young people are smoking from hookahs, water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Many think the hookahs are a safer alternative to cigarettes, but smoking from a

Hookah Use Common Among College Students, Survey Finds

FRIDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one-fifth of U.S. college students who took part in a survey regularly use hookahs (water pipes), and many of them mistakenly believe that hookah smoking is safer than cigarette smoking. The Internet-based survey

Hookah Use among Students

A study, conducted by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, explained the augmentative popular hobby, which results were grieving. Erin L. Sutfin, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy said that increasing rates