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are hookahs better or worse than cigars?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Similar: I don't know the exact conersion of hookahs to cigars. For 1 hour use of a hookhah it is the same as smoking an entire pack of cigarettes. Best to stay away from this as i suspect cancer risk may be the same or worse than standard tobacco.
Answered on Dec 9, 2014
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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Worse : Believe them to be worse
Answered on Dec 31, 2018

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