Wash. town resurrects wooden money to aid economy

Jun 18, 2020, 11:35 PM(IST)
Just about every business in town, from the gas station and auto-body shop to Don Juan's Mexican Kitchen, is accepting the wooden scrip in the small city of Tenino, Washington. The currency is about the thickness, size and flexibility of an index card and printed on the same 1890s-era press once printed the Depression currency and the local newspaper. It can't be used for alcohol, tobacco or marijuana.
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