Welfare for weed: Senator tackles pot dispensary loophole


#1

Saw it on Drudge…

"Welfare recipients can’t use their EBT cards at liquor stores but they can at marijuana dispensaries in states such as Colorado that have legalized pot, Sen. Jeff Sessions revealed Tuesday.

The Alabama Republican announced that he was drafting legislation to close the welfare-for-weed loophole after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed to him that marijuana shops were not off limits to EBT cards, which replaced food stamps, or other federal benefits."

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#2

It’s a good thing we have a complex government that can effectively regulate and redress situations like this.


#3

:rotfl:


#4

Yes we want to keep them healthy and living long, why, I don’t know, we are not doing much else to help them. :smiley:


#5

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