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CAIT demands strict action against Amazon for alleged sale of marijuana

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday demanded strict action against e-commerce giant Amazon for the alleged sale of marijuana on its platform

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Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 


The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday demanded strict action against e-commerce giant for the alleged sale of on its platform.

Rajasthan President Subhash Goyal said the central as well as the state governments should frame rules to prevent such contraband transactions on its platform, which is damaging the future of the youth in the country.

"There have been cases of selling illegal substances such as on the platform, and an FIR has also been lodged against the company in Madhya Pradesh. The government should probe deeply into the matter and punish the culprit," he said.

Goyal added that there should be no laxity for powerful multinational .

He said e-commerce have eaten into the markets of traditional traders and is geared up to take up the challenge posed by them.

"But, we cannot let and other e-commerce to play with the health of our youth," he said.

Goyal demanded that the government should develop a mechanism to keep a track on online transactions.

"Any business transaction in shop is verified. But, transactions through the online platform has no credibility. You order a shoe and you get delivery of a brick. People are duped over online. There is no redressal," he alleged.

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First Published: Mon, November 22 2021. 15:25 IST