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  • As society becomes increasingly cashless, is Massachusetts ready?

    WGBH - 02/13/2018

    There is no federal statute mandating that businesses must accept currency. But under Massachusetts law, retail establishments have to take cash. This leaves businesses like restaurants wondering if they qualify as a retail establishment, which is defined as any business that sells either a service or tangible personal property. While many would argue a restaurant provides a service, WGBH legal analyst and Northeastern University law professor Daniel Medwed said this definition could use some clarification.

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