The Italian State Monopoly controlling the sale of cigarettes has issued instructions that all automatic machines distributing cigarettes must be equipped with a system for reading identity documents in order to prevent under-sixteen-year-olds from buying cigarettes. To purchase from such a distributor it will be necessary to show an identity document with magnetic strip, issued by a public office, demonstrating the age of the holder. As a transitional measure, distributors without the reading system will continue to be allowed to function between 21.00 and 7.00 for the time being.

Wanted in Rome
Wanted in Rome
Wanted in Rome is a monthly magazine in English for expatriates in Rome established in 1985. The magazine covers Rome news stories that may be of interest to English and Italian speaking residents, and tourists as well. The publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
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