Shisha Time

Tahir and his friends drop in on a neighbourhood BBQ. What happened next surprised everyone…

What are the health risks of sharing mouthpieces with friends or family members?


‘Did you know that smoking shisha may not only damage your health but also the health of your family?’

Around the BBQ
friends of ShishaNoThanks
Friends of ShishaNoThanks
Shisha? No thanks!



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Water in the shisha filters out the harmful ingredients



Questions regarding the laws and health risks associated with smoking shisha.

Is shisha the same as hubbly bubbly and hookah?

Yes, shisha is also known as argileh, nargileh, hubbly bubbly, hookah and tobamel.

Does shisha tobacco contain nicotine?

Yes, shisha tobacco contains nicotine which is an addictive drug.

Is tobacco-free or herbal shisha healthier than regular shisha?

No, tobacco-free or herbal shisha products are not healthy options. The smoke from the burning wood or charcoal includes carbon monoxide and other cancer causing chemicals.

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LMA Smoking Clinic

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The AMAN Quit Smoking Clinic offers FREE confidential consultations, in Arabic and English, with qualified therapists to help you quit smoking and manage cravings.
Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy can be provided.
No GP referral or Medicare required.
Book your appointment by calling us on 0420 915 528 or emailing

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