The 2019 budget passed two months ago approved the same tax on waterpipes
ordered at restaurants and cafes.
Only very limited data are available on waterpipe
smoking in Spain (Agaku et al., 2014; Jorge-Araujo, Torres-Garcia, Saavedra-Santana, & Navarro-Rodriguez, 2017).
Not limiting the deliberations on waterpipe
selection to topics such as cost, type of pipes, etc., people also gave opinions on issues such as pavement repair and road maintenance.
(60) Consideration could be given for PHW on waterpipes
14, APHA wrote that the proposed rule makes no mention of electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as electronic cigarettes, or waterpipe
tobacco, such as hookahs, and that both should be included in the HUD ban on tobacco use.
And even though many smoke shisha, they don't understand that a single waterpipe
session that lasts about an hour is similar to smoking 20 to 30 cigarettes at one go," Mired said.
(1) There are increasing concerns, however, that other forms of tobacco consumption, such as waterpipe
smoking, are increasing along with associated health risks.
The popularity of hookah smoking, also referred to as waterpipe
smoking, narghile, shisha or goza has increased rapidly over the past 2 decades.
-- Tobacco is consumed in various ways -- chewing tobacco and snuff to waterpipes
and hand-rolled bidis.
Shisha smokers inhale flavoured tobacco through exotic waterpipes
that are being offered in bars and restaurants across the UK, including Cardiff.
Another study also established that waterpipes
were largely responsible for reintroducing tuberculosis in Egypt, which is one of the countries that is the most affected by tobacco use.
In addition to beverages, appetizers, and desserts, habitues can order different flavors of tobacco that they smoke through waterpipes
. Many patrons of hookah cafes believe smoking a waterpipe
is safer than smoking cigarettes--an unsubstantiated belief "as old as the waterpipe
itself," according to the World Health Organization.