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Food stamps at pot shops
banned under Colo. bill

Associated Press, by Kristen Wyatt

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/11/2014 6:24:04 AM

DENVER -- Food stamps for a pot brownie? It´s an urban myth in Colorado, but state lawmakers want to make sure that doesn´t happen. A bill proposed this week by several Republicans would add marijuana dispensaries to liquor stores, gun shops and casinos as places where recipients of public assistance payments and food stamps can´t use their electronic benefits cards to access cash. There haven´t been any reports of public EBT cards being used at marijuana dispensaries. But lawmakers say pot shops should be added to the law to make clear it´s not legal. "We need this bill, if for nothing else, as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/11/2014 7:36:13 AM     (No. 9687835)

FTA: ...´´where recipients of public assistance payments and food stamps can´t use their electronic benefits cards to access cash.´´

They can get cash off those cards, like a bank ATM card???

´´Yo LaQuantraleekra, let´s run into this 7-11 and us some cash befo we hit da dope sto, you dig, little mama?´´

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/11/2014 7:45:59 AM     (No. 9687844)

Alas......They be prejudiced ´bout my stamp livelyhood.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/11/2014 8:33:39 AM     (No. 9687911)

Those kind of folks aren´t going to vote republican anyhow, so at least the republicans can make them go out of their way to find another, less convenient ATM, or to sell their food stamps to a third party vendor for cash.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/11/2014 10:05:00 AM     (No. 9688050)

It´s a PROPOSED bill. Given the mentality of the leftists in charge of the legislature I wouldn´t be counting on passage.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/11/2014 10:27:17 AM     (No. 9688087)

Who would have ever thought the people in Colorado were as stupid as the people in California. It would be scary to live in Nevada or Utah and be sandwiched in between the tow looney bins.

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