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narghile

(nar'gi-le) [Fr. narguilé, fr Persian (Farsi) nargila, pipe (for smoking, made of coconut shell)] Water pipe.
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For those who aren't hookah savvy, a hookah is an upright water pipe used for smoking fruit-flavored tobacco.
adds, "Because of its fruity flavor, many young people forget that hookah smoke contains high levels of tar, carbon monoxide and cancer-causing chemicals.
The rate of hookah use is a huge new concern, as is the dangerous misperception that hookah is less harmful than cigarettes.
Millions of Americans still use traditional methods of smoking, but emerging trends in the smoking industry, such as hookah smoking and e-cigarettes pose dangers as well.
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.
Samir Soneji, PhD, a tobacco regulatory control researcher at Dartmouth and lead author on the study said that they found hookah smoking increased the probability of trying cigarette smoking over the next two years by 19 percent, Medical News Today reported.
Lead researcher for the study, Mary Rezk-Hanna, from UCLA said that the goal was to identify factors influencing perceptions, attitudes and preferences toward hookah smoking, adding that there was an urgent importance of more research and campaigns to increase public knowledge on the dangers of hookah smoking, especially among young adults.
Delving deep into Egypt's rich design heritage and craftsmanship, Farida Hookahs takes hookahs from a male-dominated pastime to an art form with exquisite brass designs.
In some households, it is socially acceptable for minors to light the hookah for their parents.
Researchers looked at hookah use in fall 2011 at two southern California community colleges and found about 56 percent of students had ever used a water pipe, 34 percent in the previous year.
Summoned by the Wolesi Jirga in connection with a murder case, the Kabul police chief said the boy had been killed due to a dispute at one of Kabul's hookah shops.
While the water filter and the fruity flavoured tobacco of hookah may make it seem innocuous, inhaled smoke contains toxic compounds such as nicotine, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, arsenic and lead.