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When I visited London recently, I struggled to spend even a pound in cash: cashless transactions were more than encouraged – they were often compulsory. However, cash payments are still a reality for cannabis dispensaries in the United States and in emerging countries. But are we ready for the end of cash? Let’s explore. — Anna

Have to pay by card, or have to pay cash?

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has made it less common for people to use cash to pay for everyday purchases.

Due to hygiene and social distancing measures, merchants who used to not let customers pay small amounts by card are now encouraging contactless transactions. And with many outdoor activities simply out of the question, money was more often hoarded than spent.



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