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  Kids help in ciggie sales clampdown
Updated 22 August 2002, 19.35

Children across England have been helping to find shops selling cigarettes to under-age kids.

Councils across England tested 3,800 shops and used young volunteers to see which would sell them tobacco products.

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The survey found 12% of the shops were happy to do it.

It also found 22% of regular smokers aged 11-15 buy their cigarettes from vending machines.

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The government wants tougher action against any shopkeepers who sell tobacco to under 16s, like taking them to court and big fines.

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