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New Mobile App in Missouri Allows Retail Cashiers to Verify IDs

April 5, 2021

Via: RIS News

The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control has partnered with the MoDOT Highway Safety and Traffic Division to launch a free app to aid retail employees in verifying the authenticity of IDs.

The mobile app works by simply scanning the ID with the camera on a mobile phone or tablet. The “Show-Me ID” app is now available to all Missourians.

“Underage drinking is a danger to Missouri’s young people and others on the road, and the new Show-Me ID app makes it easier than ever for all those who sell alcohol to verify the authenticity of any state-issued identification to aid in the prevention of alcohol being sold to minors,” said Dottie Taylor, state supervisor of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control.

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