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One hookah tobacco smoking session delivers 25 times the tar of a single cigarette

Thursday, January 14, 2016   (0 Comments)
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As cigarette smoking rates fall, more people are smoking tobacco from hookahs: communal pipes that enable users to draw tobacco smoke through water. A new meta-analysis shows that hookah smokers are inhaling a large load of toxicants.

Compared with a single cigarette, one hookah session delivers approximately 125 times the smoke, 25 times the tar, 2.5 times the nicotine and 10 times the carbon monoxide. Read the full article on Science Daily here.


 


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