Senate Committee directs Ministry to relax ban on Sheesha

To give relief to the retailers, the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services directed the Ministry to amend the law for relaxing ban on ‘Sheesha’ smoking in the country. After issuing the directive, Senator Ateeq Sheikh remarked that Sheesha is widely smoked everywhere in the world, and even after the ban people in Pakistan are still smoking at home.

Discussing the public petition moved by All Pakistan Cigarette, Pan and Cold drinks Retailers Association, the chairman said that no law should be made to damage the business of retailers.

Source: The Nation