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Municipal council demands ban on shisha in cafes

Municipal council demands ban on shisha in cafes

The issue was discussed earlier by the council which saw that such cafes and places pose risks to the public health and could encourage young people to smoke.

'No disease called SOL transmitted by Shisha'

'No disease called SOL transmitted by Shisha'

The Health Ministry has denied the emergence of a disease called "SOL" transmitted by smoking Shisha.

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of QR3,000, according to Article 18 of Law No. 10 of 2016 on the control of tobacco and its derivatives.

Shisha smokers more prone to cancer: WCM-Q study

Shisha smokers more prone to cancer: WCM-Q study

There is a strong association between water-pipe (shisha) smoking and cancers of the head and neck, oesophagus and lungs, it has been revealed in a comprehensive study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).

Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds.