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The hard facts on hookah/waterpipe

Toronto City Council voted this week to ban the use of hookah pipes (or waterpipes) in licensed establishments.

What are the facts on Hookah/Waterpipe?

CAMH and the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit identified specific health harms that helped inform the city’s decision:
Watch a video interview with scientists Roberta Ferrence and Hayley Hamilton, who discuss health effects and usage trends for hookah.

Get further details from CAMH experts who are delivering the hard facts on hookah/waterpipe and e-cigarettes.
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