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• California bill banning alcohol sales at self-checkout stands advances

California bill banning alcohol sales at self-checkout stands advances

Advocates of the measure say it would make it harder for teens to buy beer, wine and liquor. Supermarket chains say it’s a cynical attempt by a union to fight labor-saving technology. Rob Gokee and Allison Vanore know that buying wine at their neighborhood Fresh & Easy near the USC campus can be something of […]

• California State Assembly bill would halt self-checkout alcohol sales

California State Assembly bill would halt self-checkout alcohol sales

A state lawmaker hopes to curb the sale of alcohol to minors by targeting self-serve scanning stands at supermarkets and preventing people from cheating the system. The grocery industry says its customers love the self-serve checkout service, and there’s no evidence the new technology helps kids buy alcohol. A growing movement says it does. More […]