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Hookah

You may be hearing a lot about hookah, or waterpipe smoking (it's also called nargile or shisha).

You may also hear that it’s a safe alternative to cigarette smoking—but that’s not true. Hookah products are often described as herbal and advertised as tobacco-free, but this is misleading.

Want to know the facts about hookah/shisha? For all the information you will need go to myhealth.alberta.ca and search “hookah”.

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