CGA Urges Gov. to Veto Assisted Checkout Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Grocers Association here said Tuesday it is urging Gov. Schwarzenegger to veto legislation that would ban assisted checkout systems in supermarkets — legislation already approved by the California Assembly and passed a day earlier by the state Senate.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Grocers Association here said Tuesday it is urging Gov. Schwarzenegger to veto legislation that would ban assisted checkout systems in supermarkets — legislation already approved by the California Assembly and passed a day earlier by the state Senate.

Backers of the bill said the use of assisted checkouts makes it more likely that minors or people who are intoxicated can manipulate the system to obtain alcohol illegally. CGA said it believes

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