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BEST PRACTICES

Buy your hookah tobacco (shisha), charcoal, hoses, mouth tips, bowls, glass and hookah from known and recognized websites and resellers only, avoid buying counterfeit material and specially tobacco
Avoid scams and Whatsapp sellers, if it's too good to be true, it is.
Check ID of all tobacco buyers and hookah lounge frequenters, no exceptions, it's your permit in stake
make sure you are operating, purchasing and selling with valid and current permits, report change of ownership or address immediately, cover your business and avoid fines.
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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS FOR LOUNGES & HOOKAH SERVICES

Be sure to thoroughly clean the hookah device and bowl with hot water and soap after every single serving. Use pressurized steamer for best results.
Use latex disposable gloves before setting up the hookah and filling tobacco in the hookah bowl.
Hookah servers use electonic starters for heat up process before serving to customer or allow customers to directly heat the hookah up themselves.
Sharing hookah between customers is not recommended (one hookah for one customer).
Be sure to follow all local guidelines about social distancing, wearing masks, temperature checks, location sanitisation etc.
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SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES

Avoid advertising cartoon character and children friendly names and descriptions in your posts.
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Always mention the 21+ age requirement
Always mention exact and precise offers and be clear in your messaging
Watch for copyrights and laws that govern the use of copyrighted material

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