At least 70 children, their parents and friends from the GMC slum area at Bhangagarh in Guwahati were sensitized on Sunday about the harmful effects of tobacco.
The Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum (CLPF) and Consumer Voice, New Delhi organized an awareness programme at the GMC slum area at Bhangagarh.
The ‘awareness programme on the sensitization of harmful effects on tobacco and tobacco products’ was organized in association with CHAKSHU, stated a press communiqué.
Addressing the gathering, advocate Ajoy Hazarika, secretary of the Consumers’ Legal Protection Forum said, “An intensive survey carried out in Guwahati shows that nearly half of the vendors around schools in the city sell tobacco products.”...
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