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Struggling French tobacco shops sell bitcoin for cash

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - 01:30

French tobacco shops in Paris are expanding their stocks of cigarettes, cigars and lottery tickets to include the cryptocurrency, bitcoin. The fintech group backing the scheme wants to enroll 6,500 shops across the country by February, but industry observers say it is quicker to buy bitcoin online. Gracie Jerome reports.

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French tobacco shops in Paris are expanding their stocks of cigarettes, cigars and lottery tickets to include the cryptocurrency, bitcoin. The fintech group backing the scheme wants to enroll 6,500 shops across the country by February, but industry observers say it is quicker to buy bitcoin online. Gracie Jerome reports.

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Struggling French tobacco shops sell bitcoin for cash

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - 01:30