Is there a minimum age for shopkeepers to be to sell cigarettes & alcohol?!

Question: Is there a minimum age for shopkeepers to be to sell cigarettes & alcohol!?
Hi all
Do shopkeepers have to be a certain age to sell cigarettes / alcohol to customers!? I know the buyer has to be 16 / 18 but what about the shopkeeper!? In UK plse!.!.!.

yes they have to be 18, if you go to a supermarket and buy alcohol and the checkout operater is under 18 they have to ask someone to supervise them scanning the bottle!. its to stop them selling it to their schools pals, but the law states they have to be 18!Www@FoodAQ@Com

To sell cigarettes you need to be 18 years old now!. To sell alcohol you need to be over 18!. If your wanting to start your own shop then you need to be over 21 to become a licensed place!. Some shops may also require you to go onto a training course before you are allowed to sell alcohol!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Try again, the laws have changed, you have to be 21 and over!. You sell to minors and you can be fined, shut down, depending on how strict those areas are!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I don't know about the UK
but I live in Canada and I started working at
a grocery store when I was 15 and I can sell
cigarettes but not alcohol!. sorry I didn't really
help your answer, just saying!. =pWww@FoodAQ@Com

My friend worked in a shop and she had to ask permission from a co-worker who was over 18 to sell cigarettes and alcohol!. She couldnt sell them herself as she was under 18!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You have to be old enough to buy them to sell them, and its now 18 to buy cigarettes too!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

A 14 year old can sell you alcohol or cigs, but they have to get a supervisor over the age of 18 to authorise it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

18 for both but if you don't have id you have to look 21!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

yes, in the uk you have to be 18Www@FoodAQ@Com

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