Tag: Smoking

Time to ban the shisha II

Earlier this month we suggested that perhaps it was time to ban the shisha. Recently the MMA President Dr. Tharmaseelan was interviewed by the NST on shisha smoking. Some astonishing facts to come out of that article: – according to

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Time to ban the shisha

I’ve seen this in my neighbourhood – shisha (hookah) cafes where youngsters meetup for a drink and at the same time indulge in shisha smoking. Now the MOH mulls a Shisha Ban GEORGE TOWN (June 30, 2013): The Health Ministry

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Smoking cuts your life span by about 10 years

Smokers be warned. A population based study in Japan published in the BMJ followed up nearly 70,000 residents for an average of 23 years. Of the men born between 1920 and 1945 who started smoking by age 20, 72% survived

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