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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 brand new Shisha Lounge Bar recently opened its doors in Nicosia under the expert direction of successful chef, Marios Malekkos, drawing on his wide experience in top Michelin-Starred restaurants.
Abu Dhabi - Shisha smoking typically increases during Ramadan.
Some firms are even marketing car shisha devices, as 7DAYS has found adverts for packs that can be attached to car seats.
Several Saudis have since found alternative locations such as small flats to smoke shisha, far from the prying eyes of the inspectors.
Since the smoking ban was introduced there has been no way to enjoy the vibrant taste of shisha in public, until now.
During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, according to his findings.
However, eight months ago, he started using an "electronic shisha," and gradually was able to give up smoking.
Coun Bob Beauchamp (Cons, Erdington), who sits on the council's planning committee, questioned whether shisha bars were doing enough to comply with the smoking ban in public places.
Shisha, the single, or multi-stemmed instrument for smoking flavoured tobacco, is opular among young people, in line with a culture that is deeply embedded across the Middle East, the report said.
Shisha cafes or traditional baladi ahwas generate great profits for owners due to the popularity of smoking shisha in Egypt by both young and old, males and females, absolutely irrespective of social class or educational background.
POLICE are trying to close down a cafe allegedly used for illegally smoking shisha.
Dubai Municipality has handed out 2,400 written warnings to people smoking shisha at public parks last month.