Bill to raise minimum age of cigarette buyers to 20

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The minimum age to buy cigarettes would be raised to 20 and puffers would see other tougher controls enacted under a tobacco-control bill endorsed by the cabinet Tuesday.

In a move hailed by anti-smoking activists, the cabinet approved in principle legislation that also would outlaw the sale of individual cigarettes, requiring people to buy them by the pack.

Read more: Bangkok Post

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