Saturday, May 3, 2008

Cigarette Sales in Japan.

Cigarette Cards

Each smoker in Japan will soon be forced to present a special plastic card with a photograph and a microchip to buy cigarettes and tobacco.

The decision to introduce such a system was adopted by tobacco companies associations, led by tobacco giant Japan Tobacco to tighten rules of cigarette sales.

Each tobacco manufacturers has to take special measures to protect cigarettes sales to minors.

Tobacco cards will be available free of charge in a specially organised centres where each smoker can provide a photo and a copy of any identity cards specifying the date of birth.

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