Republican Lawmakers Seek Ban On Welfare Benefits Spending At Dispensaries

We know that some of you deadbeats are already thinking about using your welfare checks to buy weed. But the government is not going to allow this to happen. Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that would ban the spending of federal welfare benefits at cannabis dispensaries. Two pending pieces of legislation include language to prohibit the use of welfare benefits at marijuana retailers, including a wide-reaching Senate welfare reform bill and a stand-alone measure in the House of Representatives.


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