Tobacco control

Where are young people accessing and buying tobacco from? In Fact

16 Aug 2011

In 2010, around seven in 10 (72%) young people who were current smokers said they got their own cigarettes from friends and around five in 10 (52%) said someone else bought them for them.  Three in 10 (32%) said they bought them from another person. The most common place to buy cigarettes from was from the dairy, with five in 10 (49%) saying they bought cigarettes from a dairy once (14%), two to three times (15%) or four times or more (20%).