RE - drugs,alcohol and tobacco

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  • UK laws
    • Alcohol
      • It is illegal to give an alcoholic drink to a child under 5
      • Children under 16 can go anywhere in a pub as long as supervisedby an adult but can't drink alcohol
      • 16 or 17 can drink beer, wine or cider with a meal with adults
      • It's against the law for anyone under 18 to buy alcohol
    • Tobacco
      • It is illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under 18
      • All adverts for tobacco are banned and tobacco companies are not allowed to sponsor events
      • All tobacco packs must have large, hard-hitting health warnings and are not allowed to to use terms such as light.
      • You can be prosecutedfor smoking while driving
      • You can be given a £50 fine for dropping a cigarette end
    • Drugs
      • Its an offense to supply or offer to supply a controlled  drug
      • Its an offense to allow premises you occupy or manage to be used for the purpose of drug taking
      • To possess a controlled substance with intent or without intent


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