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Your Guide To We Card: What It Is and How To Use It

Your Guide To We Card: What It Is and How To Use It

Locating the date of birth on a license, quickly calculating the age and returning the card to the customer in a timely manner can be difficult for most employees. All too often this strategy of verifying a customer’s age when purchasing alcohol or tobacco leads to miscalculations, allowing minors to illegally purchase from your store. We Card is a popular option you can use to train your staff and marginally decrease the chances that they make a calculation mistake (and open yourself up to the harsh consequences that come from a penalty for selling to a minor). Now, unlike guarantee...

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How to Spot A Fake ID: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Spot A Fake ID: A Step-by-Step Guide

As a business owner who sells tobacco, alcohol, or cannabis, avoiding accidental sales to minors is one of your prime responsibilities. But it’s not the only thing you need to worry about, because your staff is also responsible for knowing how to spot a fake ID. The statistics on this aren’t comforting: According to one study, almost two thirds of college students have used false IDs to buy alcohol. 9 out of 10 parents believe that teens would most likely be able to obtain alcohol by using a fake ID. Approximately 10.8 million youth between the ages 12-20 regularly consume alcohol....

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