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Awareness activities for the young consumers in Al-Seeb


The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Seeb has recently held an awareness lecture titled "The Young Consumer" as part of awareness activities carried out by PACP, in order to promote safe consumer culture among the different segments of community, and to strengthen the partnership with the government institutions.



The lecture was presented by Azza Majid Al-Mamari, the Head of Administrative Affairs in charge, and Amira Salim Al-Mamari from the Market Control and Regulation Division. They introduced PACP role, defined fake commodities and how to differentiate such commodities from the original, as well as, a definition of the banned commodities, and the commodities that do not fit the standards and specifications. They also introduced PACP e-Portal and PACP applications and software


 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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