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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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Dr Murugesan Raja, an expert in respiratory medicine, said: "The misconception that smoking shisha is not as harmful or addictive as smoking cigarettes is a real concern because the number of young people smoking shisha is on the increase.
People take their babies with them to shisha cafes and there are people having shisha around the baby,' said Dr Arslan Basit.
Muthemba warned establishments selling shisha in the wee hours to observe the law.
Mr Balala argued that the Ministry of Health should have instead taxed the shisha businesses to generate more revenue.
A recent study by University of Nairobi found shisha had traces of opiates, and concluded that smoking the product has effects similar to smoking tobacco.
Environmental health officer Janet Bradley said: "Many of the activities associated with Shisha premises are deemed as 'high risk' with regards to smoking; potential carbon monoxide levels and potential infection control issues from sharing pipes; potential for underage sales and concerns around means of escape in the Janet event of a fire.
Furthermore, Shisha Local have classified the shisha lounges into four primary categories.
Shisha, typically smoked through a hookah, or water pipe, is tobacco based.
In Carrefour, for example, the price of shisha tobacco will increase 100 per cent, but the price you pay in restaurants will not double," he said.
Any shisha molasses/tobacco imported will be seized and confiscated.
For more information, visit the Cloud Shisha page on Facebook or follow @CLOUDSHISHACDF on Twitter.
According to details, Rawat Police conducted raid at Shisha center and arrested 12 shisha smokers.