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The History of Hookah

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The History of Hookah

Hookah or shisha is flavored tobacco that is sampled through a water pipe, generally in a social setting. Hookah has been used throughout history by various cultures, predominantly Persian, Indian, Turkish, North African and Middle Eastern. Smoking hookah is a social activity, which is often used for entertainment. Families, relatives and friends can come together to relax while smoking the strongly flavored tobacco. But the origins of hookah begin as a symbol of status. Learn how hookah traversed countries and cultures and finally made its way to South Tampa. Hookah consumption begins to proliferate in India, Persia, and Turkey.   Hookah dates back to the...

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