let people at the age of 16 purchase cigarettes, lighters, and other related equipment
since it is legal at the age of 16 to smoke cigarettes, it is daft to see that you have to wait till your 18 to buy them. this leads to children buying tobacco without knowing it's origin and making it ever more dangerous and harmful. upping the age limit would save lives and also stop and illegal trading of tobacco.
This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:
There is already an e-petition about this issue.
The following explanatory notes have been added:
Please see: be able to buy cigarettes at 16
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Monday 25 November 2013