Shisha smoking ‘risk to health’

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SHISHA bars are popping up throughout Sheffield but a leading heart charity warns that they pose a threat to our health.

The British Heart Foundation is warning people of the dangers of shisha smoking, due to ‘widespread unawareness’ of its risk coupled with a rise in the number of shisha bars. Dr Mike Knapton, associate medical director at the BHF, said: “It’s linked to the same life-threatening diseases as cigarettes.”