Smoking is Injurious to Health

A commemorative postage stamp on the Stop Smoking Campaign :

545-stop-smoking-nepal-stamp-1994Issued by Nepal

Issued on Sep 26, 1994

Issued for : This commemorative stamp has been brought out to give up smoking and fight against it.

Issued by : HMG/N, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Designer : K. K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 39 x 30.25 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : High Quality Stamp Paper

Quantity : 5,000,000 (Five Million)

Sheet : 50 Stamps per Sheet

Process : Offset Lithography

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Austria

About : 

  • Tobacco smoking causes 90% of Lung cancer, 30% other cancer and is responsible for 25% of heart disease, 80% of Asthma, bronchitis and corpulmonale. Tobacco smoking causes gradual hearing loss to the smoker.
  • Women smoker are prone to menstrual disturbances, abortions and are likely to have premature delivery. It is said, in every 13 second a person dies of tobacco smoking in the world. Tobacco smokers have black or yellow teeth, gums, lips, fingers, nails and foul smelling breath. Clothes and hair, look untidy.

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