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Sur: Awareness lecture for the young consumers


The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Sharqiyah South Governorate organized an awareness program for the young consumers, in cooperation with, Alisary Center in Wilayat of Sur, in its’ awareness program for the private school students, in order to prepare a generation aware of the consumer culture and consumer issues in a way that is suitable to their age.


The program covered a number of topics such as: the basics of choosing safe foods, steering clear of buying food from street vendors and, not buying food items with no labels such as production and expiry dates.
The children were familiarized with PACP jurisdictions through “color and learn” booklet and a simplified explanation of the terms and graphics in it.


 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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