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  • Food stamps would not be used for soda in New York under new plan

    Food stamps would not be used for soda in New York under new plan

    Food stamps: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that they are seeking permission from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the nation's food stamp program, to add sugary drinks to the list of prohibited goods for city residents receiving assistance.

 
 
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