GNBS burns 290,000 packets of cigarettes without proper

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GNBS burns 290,000 packets of cigarettes without proper The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) on Tuesday said it destroyed 290,000 packs of imported cigarettes in Lethem Region 9 because they were found to be without the proper labelling and marking requirements. In a statement, the GNBS said the cigarettes were branded US Mild 1 and imported by a city business. During what GNBS said was a routine surveillance inspection, its inspectors found that the importation of the cigarettes was not in compliance with the Tobacco Regulations of 2018. “After a prolong period of storage, a decision was taken by the distributor in conjunction with the …
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