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Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Rwanda Placed A Total Ban on Water pipe Tobacco 'Shisha'


The Rwanda Government has placed a total ban on water pipe tobacco popularly known as 'Shisha'. Shisha is popularly used in shows and club houses.

Started from December 15th the government placed a public ban on it. And advice all citizens to abide to the new changes or law.

A statement signed by the Health Minister, Diane Gashumba, said the ban was in pursuant to a World Health Organization (WHO) advisory note.

“The note expressed that shisha tobacco smoking is damaging, addictive and dangerous on human lives. Adding that the smoke from shisha pipes contained intoxicants that were harmful to human health.


The Ministry of Health informs the general public that the use, advertisement and import of water-pipe tobacco known as SHISHA tobacco is banned from Rwandan territory effective from 15th December, 2017. 
Other countries that have placed ban on this shisha of a thing includes, Tanzania, Jordan, Pakistan among others.

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