Study Finds Hookah Delivers 25 Times More Tar Than A Cigarette
Researchers say hookah — now more popular than cigarettes among teens — is much heavier on tar, smoke, nicotine and carbon monoxide.By Ryan Biek | January 12, 2016
A word of caution to hookah lovers: One smoking session delivers 25 times more tar than a cigarette.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh did a mathematical analysis combining 17 past studies.
Compared to one cigarette, a hookah session lends 125 times the smoke, 2.5 times the nicotine and 10 times as much carbon monoxide.