Limit what foodstamps are able to buy?

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    Doungnuts cake chips gum candy soda ?
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    Should these "entitlements be limited to nutritional food to stretch the tax payers investment?
     
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    Of course, but the tics will just use their cash to purchase junk food and use food stamps to purchase steak.
     
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    Fine they are buying blueray disks and bigscreens now.
     
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    Already limited. Question? Have you received food stamps and can you tell us with authority what you could buy? Or is this more knee jerk whining cause you can?
     
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    How to enforce it if the store doesn't take the initiative?

    How to determine exactly what qualifies?
     
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    Already done.
     
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    The cost of the technology needed to determine what is ‘nutritional’ will use up any savings.

    So what? Those are goods being moved off the shelves allowing Americans to produce more and work to re-supply the stores. Creating jobs: can’t think of a better use for taxpayers’ dollars.
     
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    This is not about diet but limiting how the taxpayer is fleeced .
     
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    I work in retail.
     
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    And it is a State issue and I know that States do in fact limit what is and is not buyable with food stamps. My mother in law gets food stamps.
     

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