kids smoking @ 17
Jodi - posted on 01/28/2014
The kids at school who smoke are getting their cigarettes from their parents or on the black market. Going rate is $2 a cigarette if you want one.....a kid can get cigarettes if they really want to. Raising the age hasn't stopped them smoking here (it's 18 here too - and we only have vending machines in pubs and clubs). Believe me, if they can buy weed, they can buy cigarettes.....and they manage to be able to get weed just fine.
Gena - posted on 01/28/2014
A couple of years ago you had to be 16 to buy cigarettes.Now its 18. My whole family doesnt smoke.The stupid thing is they STILL have vending machines to buy cigarettes and no one controls the age. I smoked cigarettes with "friends" thought i also wanted to be "cool" but its just stupid.We see plenty of 15/16 year olds walking down the streets with a cigarettes in the hand.My parents only aloud me to smoke outside because they knew i smoke and if i didnt smoke at home i would walk down the street and smoke there.
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