It's not personal, it's the law!
Posted by CitizenCard on 19 November 2013 11:04 AM

The No ID, No Sale! Campaign, run by CitizenCard, celebrates its 10th anniversary by launching today (Tuesday 19 November)  a new pack and a new website

The pack contains a Statutory Tobacco Notice, window vinyl, poster, a Manager’s Guide, refusals register, CitizenCard application forms and dispenser, and a new message aimed at young adults likely to be asked for ID – ‘it’s not personal, it’s the law’.

No ID, No Sale! campaign co-ordinator Andrew Chevis...

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CitizenCard Meetings to discuss 'Preventing Underage Sales' with MPs
Posted by CitizenCard on 09 September 2013 01:39 PM

CitizenCard is hosting a series of ‘No ID, No Sale!’ meetings at this year’s party conferences on the theme of preventing underage sales.

MP Tom Brake will chair the Liberal Democrat CitizenCard fringe meeting on Monday 16th September, 13.00-14.00, La Rotunda, 28 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL. Speakers will include David McNeill from Young Scot, Janet Hood a Licensing Solicitor, Adrian Roper from NFRN and Jaine Chisholm Caunt: Director of the TMA.

MP David Hanson will chair the...

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Shop caught in cigarette Sting
Posted by CitizenCard on 02 September 2013 04:10 PM

Trading Standards officers have called against a shop after a 15-year-old girl bought cigarettes at the store.

The volunteer was sent into Barnett news, in Waterloo Road, Burslem.  The worker failed to ask for any ID and she successfully bought a packet of 10 cigarettes.

Trading Standards officer Charlotte Coleman, who helped carry out the sting said: "The male who served the volunteer was on his mobile all the time".

"At no time did he look at the volunteer or ask her for...

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1 in 8 applications fail to PASS
Posted by CitizenCard on 29 August 2013 11:03 AM

CitizenCard, the leading PASS card issuing company, has released new data showing that 13% of applicants fail to qualify for a card because of errors  in their application. Most of these are a result of honest mistakes but about 3% of card applications are rejected because fraud is suspected.

Andrew Chevis, Citizencard Chief Executive said:

"Over the past year 13% of applications for a PASS card have been rejected.  Often people have just been careless and failed to follow basic requirements. 

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Clampdown on shop sales
Posted by CitizenCard on 01 August 2013 03:59 PM

Trading Standards officers have issued a warning to shopkeepers after snaring two stores selling fireworks and cigarettes to under-age children.  Eddies Corner Shop, of Felpham Road, Felpham and Homefare of Chichester Road, Bognor Regis, were both cautioned following a joint Sussex Police and West Sussex Trading Standards operation.

Homefare was also found to be storing fireworks unsafely. Officers are now promising to take action against any store selling products to...

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Top police endorsement for PASS cards
Posted by CitizenCard on 23 April 2013 10:18 AM


The Chief Constable of Northampton Police, Adrian Lee, has joined the PASS Board as an observer. Adrian is also the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) lead on Alcohol Licensing and Harm Reduction. Adrian said:

"Preventing underage sales is a top priority in reducing alcohol harm. Enormous strides have been made with the police and trading standards working to drive up standards.  But there is still more to do.  We will only ever completely eliminate underage sales if...

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