Clearing the air: Board of health votes to ban water pipes, hookahs from public places

By Jennifer McIntosh, Ottawa Community News, June 24, 2016

A bid to ban hookahs and water pipes from public places is a step further along thanks to approval by the Ottawa Board of Health on June 20.The work on the ban began in November.

Gillian Connelly, manager of health promotion for public health, said staff conducted consultation with stakeholders, which included five out of the 15 hookah cafes that currently operate in the city.

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