100 to 200 cigarettes
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How many cigarettes does it take to smoke a hookah?
Hookah smokers may absorb more toxins and cancer -causing chemicals than cigarette smokers. An hour of hookah tobacco smoking is equal to smoking 40 to 400 cigarettes, depending on frequency of puffing, the depth of inhalation, and how long the hookah session lasts.
Is hookah healthier than cigarettes?
However, tobacco users can still walk into any local 鈥渉ookah bar鈥?and find an assortment of attractive flavors. A report issued by the World Health Organization has revealed that around an hour of smoking hookah can be just as detrimental to our health as 100 cigarettes.
What is a hookah pipe?
Hookahs. Hookahs are water pipes that are used to smoke specially made tobacco that comes in different flavors, such as apple, mint, cherry, chocolate, coconut, licorice, cappuccino, and watermelon. 1,2 Although many users think it is less harmful, hookah smoking has many of the same health risks as cigarette smoking.
What is secondhand smoke from hookahs?
Secondhand smoke from hookahs can be a health risk for people who don鈥檛 smoke. It contains smoke from the tobacco as well as smoke from the heat source (e.g., charcoal) used in the hookah. 1,6,13