Shisha Time

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

How long is the average shisha session?

Quiz2

‘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
Insta-ShishaNoThanks
Friends of ShishaNoThanks
Shisha? No thanks!

Resources

Factsheets

Find out more about the harms of smoking shisha.

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Useful Links

Useful websites about shisha smoking from across the country and the world.

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Online Toolkit

Where can I find more information
and get help?

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Shisha that contains fruit is a healthier option

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FAQs

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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Decembeard

December 1 - December 31

Decembeard encourages men throughout December to grow a beard in the final month of the year to raise awareness and much needed funds for bowel cancer. Did you know? Smoking 40 cigarettes (two packs) per day increases the risk of bowel cancer by around 40% and nearly doubles the risk of bowel cancer death.

World No Tobacco Day 2020

May 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The focus of World No Tobacco Day is on "tobacco and lung health."

LMA Smoking Clinic

Mon-Fri 9-5pm

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 shishanothanks@lma.org.au

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