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[Africa] Kenya to ban shisha over health risks

Health CS Cleopa Mailu told The Star on Thursday that discussions on the ban, with various government departments, were ongoing. "We are contemplating banning shisha ... we will definitely do that," he said by phone. "We are in discussions with the Att
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Africa] Kenya bans 'shisha' water-pipe tobacco smoking

Kenya has banned with immediate effect the smoking of water-pipe tobacco, commonly known as shisha. The country becomes the third in the region, after Tanzania and Rwanda, to impose a ban on shisha smoking in a span of less than two years. Other countr
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 16:57
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[Kenya] Shisha ban: A doctor's view on why you should drop that 'dirty' pipe

It is popular due to the common misconception that the nicotine content in shisha is lower than that of cigarettes and that water used in this form of tobacco intake works as a filter, removing all the hazardous chemicals such as carbon monoxide, nicotin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:06
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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha smoking still popular in Nairobi night clubs

3.1 million Kenyans exposed to exhaled tobacco smoke mainly in nightclubs. Cigarette sales are declining in many parts of the world, but shisha smoking is on the rise.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 15:30
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[Africa] Why Rwanda banned smoking of shisha

Munyemanzi said there should have been a prior warning from the Ministry of Health giving them a grace period to finish old stock... “Being a vaporised liquid makes it more dangerous than tobacco. Tobacco has nicotine and shisha is made of different subs
The New Times (rw)
added Dec 20, 2017 20:09
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[Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania] KULWA: EAC bloc ought to ban shisha smoking en-masse

As a Public Health Specialist, several researches and publications documented would make one concur with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health that importation, advertisement and smoking of shisha within its territory has painful health hazards, and it is like one
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:03
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Shisha Completely Banned On Rwandan Territory

“The Ministry of Health informs the general public that the use, advertisement, and import of waterpipe tobacco smoking known as shisha tobacco is banned on Rwandan territory effective December 15, 2017,”
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:37
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[Africa] KAGAME FOLLOWS MAGUFULI’S LEAD, BANS SHISHA SMOKING IN RWANDA

Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) in an advisory note to regulators revealed that smoking shisha posed grave health risks as shisha smokers in a single session would inhale smoke of 100 or more cigarettes.
Nation Media (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:30
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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