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Curbed San Francisco reports that Amazon has assured city lawmakers there that it will begin accepting cash at its checkout-free Amazon Go stores in the city, a response to a proposed city law that would ban stores that do not take cash.

There are two Amazon Go stores in San Francisco, with plans for a third.

“At a meeting of the Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee,” Curbed writes, Supervisor Vallie Brown said that “Amazon will begin to accept cash in their stores after folks like me and others correctly called out the discrimination and elite nature of the current business model, which requires customers to have bank accounts and a smart phone>”

Brown also said that Amazon had assured her that it is also “looking at ways to accept SNAP benefits.”
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