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A paan shop in Jaipur has been especially ordered to supply the age- old mouth freshener at the wedding, which is reported to take place in Mumbai on October 16.
About a dozen varieties of paan will include laddoo paan and chhuara ( dry palm date) paan , and the flavours such as chocolate, mango, pineapple, orange and strawberry.
With time, the consumption of paan has increased in our society and is also becoming a special feature in wedding ceremonies where guests are served with paans.
Talking to TNS, Dr Shahbaz of Punjab Dental Hospital says, "Gutka, a mixture of chuna, kattha and tambaku, is replacing paan chewing among youths, especially among those who cannot afford paans.
An increasing trend in oral cancer risk with increase in the frequency of paan chewing was found.
An increased risk was also seen among those chewing paan without tobacco significant for females with OR = 5.4 and borderline significance for males with OR = 3.3.