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Nacada Bans 19 Shisha Flavours | Blog

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Nineteen Shisha flavours that were found to contain bhang, heroin and cocaine have been banned by the National Campaign Drug Abuse in conjunction with the Ministry of Health.

The 19 Shisha flavours include: Al fakher strawberry flavor, Al fakher orange flavor, Al fakher two apples with mint flavor, Al fakher vanilla flavor, Al fakher two appeals flavor, Al fakher guava flavor, Al fakher orange with mint flavor, Al fakher orange flavor (positive for morphine) formulated kuber, formulated kuber (positive for morphine) nakhla molasses tobacco apple flavor, strong formulated shisha cocktail, medium formulated shisha cocktail, mild formulated shisha, Al fakher energy drink flavor, Al fakher packet strawberry flavor and al fakher chocolate with mint flavor are the banned flavors.

Addressing the press in his office, NACADA chairman John Mututho said that the products should be withdrawn from the market immediately.

“All the 19 products stand banned with immediate effect and anyone caught consuming these products should be taken to court,” said Mututho.

Mututho said that the process of testing other shisha and Kuber flavours is still on going and the list of banned substances may increase with time.

So far NACADA has tested 100 samples out of which 19 tested positive for heroin,bhang and cocaine........


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