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shisha

(shē′shă) [Persian (Farsi) shishe, a bottle]
1. Water pipe.
2. A damp blend of fresh tobacco leaves flavored with molasses, honey, mint, cinnamon, etc., traditionally smoked in a water pipe.
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The healthy sheesha provides oxygen and aroma, which also has unique benefits.
According to sources, the officials of Police Stations Lohi Bher and Sihala, following orders of SSP Operations Islamabad Naqeeb ur Rehman Bagvi, raided the Sheesha centres operating illegally in various phases of a private housing society since long.
Based on our assessment, sheesha shops are on the rise and this could pose a potential risk, especially among the youth.
Hotels are already serving sheesha without permits so having them authorised brings them into the system, which makes our work easier in licensing and dealing with them and even imposing restrictions and safety regulations.
Sheesha Cafes cannot prevent drug use rather it is being increased.
Coun Henley (Lab, Brandwood) said: "We don't have a system for licensing sheesha lounges as some other areas do.
Minister Law and Prisons Sindh Zia-Ul-Hasan Lanjar said that other provinces had already imposed ban on Sheesha on judgment of the apex court so our standing committee has recommended complete ban on Sheesha smoking from today with consensus and the bill will be sent for legislation to the assembly and then it will be implemented across the province completely.
Any sheesha outlet that shuts down in a building that is set for a facelift will also not be allowed to reopen.
All four provincial advocate generals maintained that their governments are serious over limiting cigarette sale and ending sheesha cafes.
Hotels across Bahrain could soon be allowed to serve sheesha throughout the year in a bid to boost business, a report said.
He said: "Some people believe that sheesha does not contain tobacco, which is a false belief.
BIRMINGHAM'S last sheesha smoking den has been closed down after being found operating "like a Chicago prohibition speakeasy".