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Surprisingly Luxurious Things That Can Be Bought With Food Stamps

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Wait, really?

As of 2016, around 46 million American citizens were on food stamps. While this seems like an enormous number (we aren’t denying it) and contrary to 45’s many claims, the amount of people applying to get on welfare is actually declining.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture website, SNAP benefits can only be used to buy healthy foods like bread, fruits, vegetables, meat, and dairy products. Products like pet food, beer, cigarettes, and wine are strictly forbidden. However, like most things, these are merely guidelines and there are plenty of loopholes to the system if you know where to find them.

Here are some products that make getting food stamps a lot more desirable.

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