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Passport cards can be used to buy liquor

May 16, 2009

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Massachusetts is expanding the type of acceptable identifications for buying liquor in the state. Treasurer Timothy Cahill said yesterday that restaurants, bars, and package stores can now accept US passport cards. Similar in size to a driver's license, the cards are authorized by the State Department and substitute for the standard passport book. They can be used for travel between ... (Full article: 666 words)

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