The Federal Government banned Smoking Shisha across Pakistan.
According to the details, the sale of sheesha will be banned in hotels, restaurants, and public spaces. The opening of new shisha cafes, import, and making of ingredients are also banned across the country.
According to the Health ministry sources, that through appropriate amendments the ban will be strictly implemented. After the amendment the official order on the sheesha ban will be issued, sources added.
In 2016, the government has completely banned the import of tobacco used in sheesha.
Earlier, Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed the local administration to immediately close down all sheesha cafes in the federal capital and submit a report in this regard.
The directions were released in an 11-page decision by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani of Islamabad high court in response to a citizen’s complaint against sheesha cafes.
The police and Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) along with the Islamabad administration have mobilized their resources to crack down on all such places operating as Sheesha cafes.
Remember that Sheesha and Tobacco are injurious to health keeping this view IHC ordered to impose of a ban on sheesha cafes as it is injurious to the health of the young generation.