They should be made aware of the dangers of smoking hookahs
Umm Al Quwain - The Consumer Protection Section of the Department of Economic Development in Umm Al Quwain has confiscated a number of UAE flag-coloured hookahs
from different shops.
It should also be taken into account that there are hookahs
in Kyrgyzstani market represented as harmless.
Smoking water pipe tobacco, or hookahs
, more than doubles the odds that a non-cigarette smoker will begin smoking within 2 years, according to a recent study.
When asked why they thought hookahs
were not harmful, 47 percent of the participants said they believed that the smoke gets filtered through water, and 35 percent said they thought that fruit used to flavor the tobacco detoxify tobacco's harmful chemicals.
The modern designs of the traditional hookahs
create a perfect balance between old and new
Mourners receive cigarettes at wakes, while delivery companies only supplying hookahs
have sprouted across the country.
Urine tests showed that the volunteers had higher benzene levels when smoking hookahs
Jamshid, the owner of a hubble-bubble shop, said: "Police smashed many of my hookahs
that earned me a lot of money.
Muhammad Noori, who runs a teahouse in Erbil's Eskan Market, said "We didn't serve hookahs
in our teahouse until seven months ago.
aren't a safe alternative to cigarettes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "secondhand smoke from hookahs
poses a serious risk for nonsmokers, particularly because it contains smoke not only from the tobacco but also from the heat source.