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The mayor of NYC wants to ban the purchase of sugary drinks using food stamps. Do you think that's a good idea?

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Poll Results: 3,684 votes
62%
Yes.
 
24%
No.
 
12%
I'm not sure.
 
2%
Other.
 


Read more: Aggressive Anti-Obesity Campaign Kicks Sodas to the Curb and NYC Mayor Wants to Ban Sugary Drinks for Food Stamp Users




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Heidi Aubrey
Tuesday March 4, 2014, 6:04 PM


I wouldn't mind it a bit, but it is a bit intrusive for government to dictate what we can and can not eat.

Alan Lambert
Monday February 3, 2014, 12:36 AM


Removes choice.

John B.
Sunday December 15, 2013, 4:52 AM


Not sure I would approve.

John B.
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:34 AM


Not sure I would approve.

Sue H.
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 8:38 PM


Not a great idea.

John B.
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:31 AM


Not sure I would approve.

Joe R.
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 3:30 PM


So wrong! Since when is it OK to patronize the poor?

Quanta Kiran
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 3:35 AM


Thanks.

Quanta Kiran
Wednesday March 28, 2012, 3:34 AM


Thanks.

Victoria Pitchford
Thursday December 22, 2011, 3:56 PM


well, the government shouldn't be able to tell people what to drink and eat



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