LINCOLN SQUARE — Fellow Chicagoans, your honesty is on the line.
The city’s new 7-cent tax on checkout bags — plastic and paper — is now in effect. Either BYO tote, or cashiers will ring up the fee on every bag you carry home.
But what happens when the customer is the cashier?
Self-checkout lanes, found across the city at retailers from Home Depot to Wal-Mart, will test consumers’ willingness to tax themselves.
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