age verification

Washington lawmakers mull biometric ID options for alcohol purchases

BY: - September 26, 2023

The palm of your hand, a scan of your eye or a recording of your voice may soon be the key to purchasing alcohol in some places in Washington, as state lawmakers begin discussions on using biometric data for age verification.  If they decide to tackle the issue with legislation, they’ll have to navigate concerns […]

Handprints for IDs? State liquor board discusses biometrics for alcohol sales

BY: - July 2, 2023

The power to purchase alcoholic beverages in Washington could soon be in the palm of your hand – if you’re of legal drinking age of course.  A state panel last Tuesday discussed allowing biometric data – like finger or hand prints, retinal scans or voice recognition – to be used instead of a physical ID […]