Hookah smoking is common among teens, especially the wealthy: study

July 7, 2014 2:04 PM

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Hookah smoking is common among teens, especially the wealthy: study

One in five high school seniors has tried smoking from a hookah, according to a study by New York University’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, and kids whose parents are highly educated are more likely to partake. Users may not realize hookahs can be as risky as cigarettes, the researchers said.

One in five high school seniors has smoked from a hookah — and well-off kids are more likely to use the Middle Eastern-style pipe to light up, a new study found.

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