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Pan Am Corporation

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Public Administration Association of Nepal 

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Pan African Airlines Nigeria

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Physician Assistant AIDS Network

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What does PAAN mean?

Paan
Paan is in Hindi: पान from Sanskrit parṇa 'feather, leaf' is a stimulating and psychoactive preparation of betel leaf combined with areca nut and/or cured tobacco. Paan is chewed and finally spat out or swallowed. Paan has many variations. Slaked lime paste is commonly added to bind the leaves. Some South Asian preparations include katha paste or mukhwas to freshen the breath. Paan is originally from and native to India/Pakistan but it has spread to other countries Burma, Vietnam. Paan is also consumed in many other Asian countries and elsewhere in the world by some Asian emigrants, with or without tobacco, in an addictive and euphoria-inducing formulation with adverse health effects.

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