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Hookah smokers?

I recently fell into the trend of smoking hookah. Today I googled it and I read that it's just as bad as smoking regular ciggarettes. I also read that you can smoke herbal fruit instead of tobacco. Is smoking herbs better? Does it taste differently?

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alismommy2

Asked by alismommy2 at 5:56 PM on May. 5, 2009 in Health

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  • My understanding of it is smoking flavored tobacco (although other things can be smoked) If you're not using a natural tobacco, then of course it's as bad as smoking (not that I think smoking anything is good) because you're getting all the additives and chemicals. My husband saw a lot of them in Iraq, never heard him mention fruit. What is the point of smoking herbs? Is it medical or to reach a certain high?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:06 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • Holy moly. I wouldn't.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:28 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • Just wanted to avoid the nicotine.
    alismommy2

    Answer by alismommy2 at 7:29 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • Not sure only smoked marijuana out of a hooka....
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:42 PM on May. 5, 2009

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