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Consumer Protection Sur organizes awareness lectures for the young consumer

09/02/2017

Consumer Protection Sur recently organized several awareness activities, including participation in the “Shatwa” Forum and visit to Baraem Al Mustakbal Kindergarten, in order to reach the young consumers and introduce them to the safe consumption culture as suitable with their age group.The participation in the “Shatwa” Forum was by presenting an awareness lecture introducing PACP, and stressing the importance of reading the labels and date of expiry, and maintaining the purchase invoice to ensure the rights, in addition to the ways for submitting complaints and reports, [resenting samples of goods seized from the market and distribution of publications on interest to the young consumers.

 

The participation in the “Shatwa” Forum was by presenting an awareness lecture introducing PACP, and stressing the importance of reading the labels and date of expiry, and maintaining the purchase invoice to ensure the rights, in addition to the ways for submitting complaints and reports, [resenting samples of goods seized from the market and distribution of publications on interest to the young consumers.

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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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