France: French 'Tabac' Shops Diversify, Selling Bitcoin for Cash


As well as cigarettes, cigars, lottery tickets and the like, visitors to Paris Tabacs can now also buy bitcoins. With the backing of French fintech group Keplerk, the crypto-currency has gone on sale in six tobacco shops in and around Paris. Adil Zakhar, one of Keplerk’s co-founders, hopes to enrol up to 6,500 Tabacs by February.

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