SHEESHA smoking takes place in most cafes in Islamabad. Recently in the F-7/3 market cafe owners have encroached upon pavements in front of their joints, where Sheesha and cigarette smoking takes place. Many smokers are under-age children. The government should look into the problem.

AKBAR JAN MARWAT Islamabad

Updated Jan 01, 2013 10:02pm

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gangadin
Jan 02, 2013 08:29pm
Should the government be looking at the encroachment problem or the people smoking shisha? If it is underage children, where are the parents?