Thursday, 12 March 2009 9:50 AM

Kukum Market Closure

The City Council should close down the market immediately. It posed imminent health risks for the public and especially the neigboring residences and schools. The revenue for the gov't as said to have come from tobacco earnings is nothing compared to the lives of those residing within the vicinity of the market.

Cancer related to smoking and belel-nut chewing is extremely serious and a one year old kid would know that SBD600 earning per day is far inadequate to meeting medication for cancer related diseases.

We got to learn to appreciate good things before any new market could be well-looked after and not treated as another bedroom away from home.

Ban betelnut for good!

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