Tag - Shisha

Shisha is as dangerous as cigarette – FDA warn users

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says the smoking of shisha is as bad as smoking a cigarette, disputing the perception that the tobacco in shisha is flavoured and passes through water before consumption. Mr George Mensah, a Senior Regulatory Officer of the FDA, who debunked the assertion, said shisha contained carcinogens and nicotine and...

Tanzania: About 500 containers of ‘shisha’ still held at Dar port

Dar es Salaam. About 500 containers of expired ‘shisha’ products have been detained at the port of Dar es Salaam, the government revealed. The minister of State in the Vice President’s Office Union Affairs and Environment, Selemani Jafo said yesterday during his visit that the 40ft containers (2TEUs) have been imported since 2019. Shisha usually contains...