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Banning SNAP use on ‘bad’ foods won’t work — and could backfire 

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Will banning use of food stamps on “bad” foods improve the health of low-income Americans? Some in Washington say they want to find out. 

Language in the recently released House Agricultural Appropriations bill for fiscal 2025 will authorize up to five states to pilot restrictions on the types of food available for purchase using benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. 

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