Supermarkets will start asking everyone who looks younger than the age of 20 to prove their age when attempting to buy alcohol and cigarettes from next year, the retail organisation CBL said on Thursday.
Youngsters aged under 16 are not allowed to buy alcohol or tobacco products. The CBL says setting the age limit at 20 makes it easier to weed out older-looking under-16s.
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