A commemorative postage stamp on the Stop Smoking Campaign :
Issued 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
- 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.