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Cigarette trap

The Gopvenrment is urging local authorities to use children to trap shopkeepers who sell cigarettes to under-16s.

The new initiative to curb under-age smoking is a joint project between the Department of Health and the Deartment of Trade and Industry. The DTI is responsible for local trading standards officers who police sales to under-age smokers.

Reports compiled by Diane Spencer with the help of the National Chilren's Bureau

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