Researchers alarmed at rise in hookah use among California youth

Researchers alarmed at rise in hookah use among California youth
Hookah use among California youth ages 18 to 24 is rising rapidly according to a new study. Researchers say the increased popularity of the hookah — a water pipe used for smoking tobacco — may be caused by the social nature of the behavior coupled with the misguided belief that it is less harmful than cigarettes.

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