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Awareness Exhibition at Ibri Hospital

12/12/2013

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Dhaherah took part in the “Health Week” that was organized by the Directorate General for Health Services, at Ibra Hospital. The Administration of Consumer Protection held a small exhibition of the counterfeit goods and products, and delivered a presentation showing the role, efforts, terms of references of the PACP. 

 

During the presentation, the PACP's team explained how to recognize the original goods and products and asserted on the importance of readin g the label card of any product before buying- with more attention attached to the expiery and production dates. 

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 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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