The straight dope on smoking sheesha

I feel like one of those holy yet strangely unpopular people who
circulate long lists of beloved foods and products that might contain
an ingredient which sometimes contains an additive that can be produced
using something that is sometimes derived from a pig. 

Sometimes ignorance is really bliss and you wish people would just let you wallow in your ignorance.

So it’s with a heavy heart that I share the sad tidings that,
contrary to the conventional wisdom, sheesha smoke is not "lighter" or
more "filtered" than cigarettes.

Here’s the article: "One Sheesha Is Equivalent to Smoking 18 Cigarettes"