Shisha (Waterpipe) smoking fact sheet for community membersThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Shisha (Waterpipe) smoking fact sheet for community members (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: What is in shisha tobacco? Shisha tobacco is usually a combination of tobacco prepared in molasses and flavoured with fruit flavours. Shisha smoke contains large amounts of nicotine, carbon monoxide, tar and other toxins. The water in the shisha does not remove any of the toxins. The fruit flavour does not make it a healthy choice
Organisation: NSW Health
Publishing date: October 2019
Last reviewed: December 2019
Target audience: General
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