The Facts

What’s the problem with hookah?

There are a lot of misconceptions about hookah. Some may think smoking hookah is safe, but it’s actually not.

Watch this video to clear the haze around hookah misconceptions.

What is hookah?

A hookah is a water pipe used to smoke tobacco, also known as shisha.

Hookah users inhale through a mouthpiece, drawing air over charcoal and through the pipe to heat the tobacco and create tobacco smoke. This smoke is pulled down the hookah into the bowl, which is filled with water. The smoke passes through the water and is inhaled by users through the hose and mouthpiece.


What is shisha?


Shisha is the actual tobacco smoked in the hookah, but most people just say they “smoke hookah.”

Are you ready for the truth about hookah?