Shopkeepers should be educated about smoking among children

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7028.441a (Published 17 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:441
  1. Michael Devine,
  2. Jean Vickers
  1. Senior registrar in public health medicine Consultant in public health medicine Wigan and Bolton Health Authority, Bolton BL1 1JF

    EDITOR,—We agree with Jonathan Foulds and Christine Godfrey about the importance of ensuring shopkeepers' compliance with the law that prohibits the sale of cigarettes to children under 16 years old.1 The authors also suggest that children's smoking could be reduced by …

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