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PAN

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Panama. The code is used for transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts and for international shipping to Panama. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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The UAE banned the sale or import of paan since 1996 and, according to the municipality's regulations, offenders are slapped with a Dh1,000 fine for chewing and spitting its residue in public places.
Almost all (~99%) school-going children interviewed in Mahmoodabad and Chanesar Goth, Karachi, knew that chewing supari had associated negative health effects, while 60% knew that paan masalas were harmful.34 Psychosocial transmission of the paan-chewing habit also plays a role in development of a chewing habit.
In this study, it was revealed that paan chewing (87.9%) is highly associated with OSCC as compared to smoking (54.3%) and alcohol drinking (10.3%).
Dr Mohammed Hamed, a pharmacist, told Khaleej Times "paan and naswar are very harmful and are the main reasons behind gum cancer".
4 shows TGA of PAAN and PANA where PAAN is stable against thermal degradation up to 235 AdegC with 48% weight loss followed by slight weight loss of 9.6% at 530 AdegC which may be due to the facile oxidation of the amine functionality with possible separation of this moiety from the matrix.
Paan chewing with tobacco showed greater risk for oral cancer than paan chewing without tobacco.
Most popular forms in Pakistan are Paan with tobacco, Gutka, Naswar, Paan Parag, Mava, Main Puri etc.
Local paan costs ` 50- 100 per kilo, while imported paan costs ` 300- 550 per kilo.
Some of the niswar and paan products -- popular among Asian workers -- were seized after smugglers tried to hide the contraband in other goods flown to the UAE, Abu Dhabi Municipality said.
The event was organised by Shah Paan House of Foleshill Road, Coventry.
Causes can include: Smoking Chewing paan and supari Drinking heavily Over-exposure to the sun and a family history of cancer.
About 62.14 % cases used gutkha alone in comparison to 22.33% case with multiple habits like gutkha with arecanut, paan masala etc, 5.83 % using paan masala, 0.97% arecanut alone.