Punjab govt decides to launch crackdown on manufacturers, sellers of fake cosmetics
LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to take action against those who are manufacturing and selling fake and counterfeit cosmetics which are harmful for the human skin.
In a statement, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that the Punjab cabinet has approved “The Punjab Drug Amendment Bill 2020”.
He said that the mafia involved in manufacturing and selling of substandard and counterfeit cosmetics remained unaccountable in the past as no action was taken by the concerned departments in this regard.
He said that approval of this amended bill will ensure manufacturing of international standard cosmetics free from harmful chemicals that cause cancer, skin allergies and different skin diseases.
The Chief Minister said that no shop will be allowed to sell counterfeit and substandard cosmetic products after approval of this bill.