Thursday 5 August 2010

Breath-test required for vending machine wine sales

For an enriched shopping experience, why not try buying wine in Pennsylvania?
The state is currently testing a vending machine that holds 1,000 bottles of 55 wines. Following selection of a bottle, customers must insert a driver's licence to show they are over 21, then submit to video-linking for verification of identity by a member of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. Next customers must blow into a breathalyser to make sure their breath-alcohol level is not more than 0.02, or just one quarter the legal limit for driving. If it is, the sale will be denied.

Apparently, Family planning authorities have thus far shown little interest in adapting the machine to dispense other weekend requisites…

Have an imaginative weekend, from the Namnews Team!

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