shop owner referred to public prosecution for serving hookah to underage

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AMMAN — On Thursday, the Environmental and Food Health Department staff in the Health Directorate of Zarqa referred the owner of a coffee shop in the Zarqa Al-Jadedah area to the Public Prosecutor for providing hookah to 12-year old juveniles, according to Jo24. اضافة اعلان

Serving hookahs to juveniles is a clear violation of the Public Health Law and the health requirements in relation to providing hookahs, according to Zarqa Health Director Khaled Abdel-Fattah, adding the violating owner did not adhere to assigning separate areas for smokers and non-smokers in his coffee shop and in accordance with the necessary health requirements.

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