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Is there tobacco in shisha?
Last Updated: 4th March, 2020
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Also, what is shisha tobacco made of?
Shisha is usually made up oftobacco, molasses/sugar, and fruit flavourings. It is smokedthrough a water pipe that is heated by charcoal to produce thesmoke. Smoking shisha can damage your health.
Additionally, does shisha have more nicotine than cigarettes? Hookah smoke that you inhale can contain36 times more tar than cigarette smoke, 15 times thecarbon monoxide, and 70% more nicotine than onecigarette. Hookah smokers may absorb moretoxins and cancer-causing chemicals than cigarettesmokers.
In this regard, is Shisha bad for you than cigarettes?
As with cigarette smoking, hookah smokingis linked to lung and oral cancers, heart disease, and otherserious illnesses. Hookah smoking delivers about thesame amount of nicotine as cigarette smoking, possiblyleading to tobacco dependence. Hookah smoke poses dangersassociated with secondhand smoke.
How many cigarettes are in a shisha?
Therefore, during a shisha session, a smokercould inhale as much smoke as a cigarette smokerwould inhale from 100 or more cigarettes, but one puff ofshisha does not come close to producing as much smokeas 10 whole cigarettes as claimed.