REPUBLIC OF KENYA

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu has banned the sale and importation of Shisha in Kenya.

PRESS RELEASE

SHISHA BAN { LEGAL NOTICE NO. 292 OF 28TH/12/2017} IS ON.

This to bring to the public knowledge that the legal notice no. 292 0f 28th December, 2017 Shisha Ban in Kenya is still ON and should be complied with IN TOTAL as was intended from 28thDecember, 2017.

Our courts in their direction did NOT LIFT THE BAN. The misconceptions and lies that are carried around that the ban was lifted by our courts are mischevious,unfounded  and based on NO facts.

Further, we wish to ask the enforcing officers to enhance surveillance to ensure total complience to the ban on Shisha. That anybody or persons not complying should be subjected to necessary actions as provided for.

As we move to New Year the we in The Ministry of Health, WISH EVERYBODY  GOOD HEALTH IN 2018.

 

DR, KEPHA M. OMBACHO, MBS,

DIRECTOR PUBLIC HEALTH,

MINISTRY OF HEALTH, KENYA.