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Should People Using Food Stamps be Restricted from Buying Soda? [POLL]

By Jeff Deminski:

While many people have been up in arms about the attempted ban on large soft drinks, maybe there is some use for this law after all in a different form.

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According to a Townsquare New Network report, the mayors of New York and Newark, among others, are making a push against allowing those with food stamps to buy soda and other sugary drinks.

Read More About the Possible Food Stamps Ban for Sugary Drinks Here

Health issues aside, should people using food stamps be allowed to purchase novelties such as soda and other drinks on the government’s dollar? Shouldn’t food stamps be for necessities and healthy basics?

Take our poll below and let us know what you think

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