October 6, 2023 5.30 pm This story is over 5 months old

Will Rishi Sunak’s age restriction snuff out youth smoking for good?

Plans to phase out smoking among the young generation

Whilst some think it is a good idea, others think Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plan to phase out smoking ‘takes away freedoms’ and might lead to ‘black markets’.

The Prime Minister proposed this week that the age at which people can buy cigarettes and tobacco should rise by one year every year, eventually phasing out smoking among the young generation.

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