Banning sugary drinks from food stamp purchases
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Paterson are asking the Department of Agriculture, which runs the food stamp program, to add sugary drinks to the list of prohibited goods. The idea is forcing people on food stamps to make healthier choices when buying groceries. What do you think about this proposal? Should government be getting involved in trying to control what people eat? Tell us what you think by clicking on the comment link. Your submission may be shown here or on Eyewitness News tonight! Click here to read the full story.