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  • Waterpipe tobacco smoking

    This briefing addresses the misheld belief that waterpipe smoking is a low risk activity.

    Waterpipe tobacco smoking increased significantly in the UK at the turn of the century as evidenced by the rise in the number of waterpipe cafes nationwide. It represents both an individual health issue for clients attending stop smoking services, and a potential public health concern.

    This briefing neatly synthesizes the evidence base and provides recommendations for health professionals.