"Some cute puffs on a hookah after the meal could be a harmless pleasure."
"– this smoking is equivalent to 100 cigarettes, " says Per Haglind, stadsläkare in Gothenburg."
"In the coloured boxes, which are sometimes reminiscent of teförpackningar, there are tobacco flavoured with strawberry, apple, melon, or peppermint. But in the seemingly innocent boxes hides a health hazard."
"the Tobacco is sold everywhere – even in the best interior design shops."
"All the tobacco that is sold shall be marked with Swedish warning labels, taxed and may not be sold to anyone under the age of 18 years."
"– Man is in control. Many are not aware that this is a tobacco product, " says Åsa Lundquist, project manager for the national tobaksuppdraget."
"Contain toxic substances"
"The one who thought that the mild"
"– Because the steam does not irritate as much, one can get the impression that it is less dangerous. But because the exposure time is longer, so increases the danger of water pipe compared with cigarette smoking, " says Per Haglind, stadsläkare."
"Was the third boy in the ninth grade have smoked hookah, according to a survey from the CAN."
"the Institute is currently in the end a study has identified the consumption of hookah. One of the results of the survey is that more than expected smoke."
"– We were surprised. There should be a warning for this health. A myth among many young people is that the water purifies the smoke. It is not true, " says Åsa Lundquist, project manager for the national tobaksuppdraget."
"It is possible to buy the tobacco-free rökmassa, but the coals as the water evaporates with the leaves also emit different substances."
"– There are many questions about this. We do not yet know how hookah affects your health, " says Åsa Lundquist."
"the Institute's report on the increasingly dispersed use of the hookah in Sweden will in the fall."