Hookah bars again banned in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) The Gurgaon administration Tuesday again banned hookah bars in the district with District Magistrate Shekhar Vidyarthi issuing orders imposing the ban.

"Hookah bars are serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine which is injurious to the health of the people, especially college students and youth," the order said.

Taking the health hazards of tobacco and nicotine into account, the operation of hookah bars has been prohibited in the entire district with immediate effect, Vidyarthi said.

Those found violating the orders will face strict legal action, he warned.

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