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In order to promote consumer awareness: awareness exhibit regarding safe consumer culture in Seeb

02/05/2018


The Consumer Protection Department in Seeb, in cooperation with Aisha Al-Rasbiah School for Girls, has recently organized an awareness exhibit regarding the safe consumer culture, in joint cooperation between

 

PACP and various agencies to promote consumer awareness among the community segments.
the exhibition included an explanation of PACP role, and its work to educate the consumers, as well as, an introduction of the electronic gateway, programs and awareness applications, in addition to other services that PACP offers. The exhibit further included banned materials and others that do not fit standards and specifications and other fake goods. The visitors were educated regarding the danger of using such materials and how to differentiate between them and the originals, and received PACP awareness publications  

 

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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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