Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., introduced a bill last week that would prohibit medical marijuana from being treated as a medical expense when calculating food-stamp eligibility. Currently, five states allow medical marijuana as an expense. “My bill makes it clear, in no uncertain terms, that the use of medical marijuana cannot be used to increase food benefits,” Roberts said. “It is an abuse of precious taxpayer dollars and certainly against the policy of the United States.”
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