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.
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.
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.