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hookah

, hooka
an oriental pipe for smoking marijuana, tobacco, etc., consisting of one or more long flexible stems connected to a container of water or other liquid through which smoke is drawn and cooled

hookah

[′hü·kə]
(engineering)
An air supply device used in free diving, comprising a demand regulator worn by the diver and a hose extending to a compressed air supply at the surface.
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The curator of the replica, Sumit Pendharkar, said, "In this year's Holi, I want to convey a message that we should not consume hookah as it has caused the fire in Kamala Mills, which took several lives and it is too harmful for our health.
They then went to any hookah bar for an evening, then they provided urine samples.
In every coffeeshop and cafeteria of the hundreds available in the country, you can find the majority of dozens of people, sitting alone or in groups, smoking hookah, commonly known as shisha.
The Deputy Minister of Health explained that there will be a discussion on possibilities to ban the smoking of hookah and plant mixtures by persons under 18 years of age.
Although the exact origins of hookah are unknown, it is believed to have originated in either Ethiopia or India around the 14th century (Rezk-Hanna, Macabasco-O'Connell, & Woo, 2014).
You may also know them as vape-pens, hookah-pens, electronic hookahs (e-hookahs), electronic cigars (e-cigars), electronic pipes (e-pipes), or e-vaporizers.
We need to become alert on the latest strategy of tobacco industry of hookah bars, e- cigarette and surrogate
Our results show that hookah tobacco smoking poses real health concerns and that it should be monitored more closely than it is currently," says lead author Brian A.
Primack and his co-authors note that comparing a hookah smoking session to smoking a single cigarette is a complex comparison because of the differences in smoking patterns.
Individual studies have reported different estimates for inhaled toxicants from cigarettes or hookahs, which made it hard to know exactly what to report to policy makers or in educational materials," said co-author and expert in meta-analysis Smita Nayak, M.
It has been established that the sanitary-epidemiological body's order to ban hookah smoking in public was reasonable and within its powers granted by the law.
The study explained that hookah smoking, which commonly begins as a social custom, and use among noncigarette smoking adolescents were longitudinally associated with subsequent cigarette smoking including initiation of high intensity cigarette smoking.