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‏PACP – Sur organizes an awareness lecture for the young consumers


‏PACP in South Al-Sharqiya recently organized an awareness lecture titled “The Young Consumer” for the students of Iqraa private school in Sur as a part of PACP awareness program for school students, in order to educate the youngsters about the safe consumption culture through concepts suitable to their age.


‏The lecture included several aspects such as an introduction of PACP through a simplified explanation of the consumption culture, the rights and duties of the consumer through educational and entertainment activities in the young consumer program in addition to entertainment games that develop the consumer culture in the students.
‏The lecture also covered the topic of choosing clothes suitable to the community identity and confirming the necessity of avoiding the purchase of clothes that carry obscene phrases or phrases that are incompatible with the traditions of the conservative community.
‏The students were also advised to avoid buying from street vendors and about the necessity of knowing the production and the expiration date of the commodity, at the end of the lecture, PACP awareness publications that interest the young consumers were distributed.



 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law

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