HOOKAH BAR

  • Hookah bars contain harmful indoor air pollution: Study May 30, 2014

    Washington: Frequent hookah bar visitors, beware! Waterpipe smoking creates higher levels of indoor air pollution than cigarette smoking, scientists have warned. Smoking waterpipes, or hookahs, creates hazardous concentrations of indoor air pollution and poses increased risk from diminished air quality for both employees and patrons of waterpipe bars, a new...
  • Ramadoss turns health messiah again, no hookahs March 9, 2009

    Mumbai: After the ban on smoking in public places, health minister Anbumani Ramadoss is now taking on the hookah parlours. Health experts also ratify Ramadoss' stand claiming that hookah despite the lack of nicotine can cause great harm to the smoker's health. The smoke and vapour tend to enter the...
  • Mumbai Mayor forces hookah bars to shut down May 10, 2008

    Mumbai: Hookah bars have been forced to shut down in Mumbai after the city's Mayor, Shubha Raul declared them to be more harmful than cigarettes. They've begun shutting down after Raul said that the nicotine content in hookah was high. So after Union Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss took filmstars to task for...