jarda

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jarda

A form of tobacco abuse in rural north India, in which the tobacco is mixed with lime and kept between the lip and gum. It is more damaging than chewing tobacco, and causes serious gingival ulceration.
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"He (Nitish Kumar) is also a Kurmi (a farming clan) like me," he gleams while stubbing the khaini - a version of an unprocessed chewing tobacco Nitish Kumar government is reportedly contemplating banning after prohibiting sale and consumption of alcohol in 2016 - in the side of his mouth.
The overall prevalence of "ever users" and "current users" of smokeless tobacco products (khaini, gutka, and dry tobacco leaves) was 60% and 51%, respectively.
They are either commercial products as moist snuff, Khaini etc.
QUETTA -- The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Quetta has seized over Rs30 million worth of India origin gutka, betel nuts, filter Khaini Niswar, cigarettes, diesel, zinc ingots and non-custom paid (NCP) vehicles.
million of India origin Gutkha, Betel Nut, filter Khaini Naswar, cigarettes, diesel, Zinc Ingots and not custom paid vehicles.
Farmers and rural folk are the main consumers of the tobacco, popular as "khaini".
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], Jun 11 (ANI): Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Sunday clarified that they have not written any letter to the Center to facilitate introducing a ban on khaini, consumption of which causes a number of serious ailments.
It also applies for other tobacco products- gutkha (a sweetened mixture of clewing tobacco, betel nut, and palm nut), khaini (chewing tobacco) and surti (tobacco leaves)- to bear warning messages on 90 percent space of the wrappers.
He offered me "khaini" (tobacco powder mixed with lime to be kept inside the lower lip).
India is the second largest producer of tobacco in the world.[14] Beedi and cigarette, paan, gutkha, khaini, etc., are the various forms of tobacco widely used in India.[14] The risk ratio for OSCC was estimated as four fold in chewers, two fold in smokers, and four fold in chewer-smokers.[13] In addition, smoking and paan chewing have been associated with poorer prognosis in patients diagnosed with OSCC.[15] Most patients with leukoplakia, OSMF, and OSCC had the habit of tobacco usage in the present study.