A Representative from North Carolina wants to Ban stores in North Carolina from selling lottery tickets to welfare recipients. Rep. Bram stated people on welfare should be using the funds for their bare necessities not the lottery. Store owners say there is a rise in lottery sales at the beginning of any given month in NC but, store owners say they would not feel comfortable asking their customers if they are in fact on assistance. I'm only adding this one edit to say I do not know how they would go about this. It Is the opinion of one North Carolina representative that there is a rise in sales at the beginning of the month.EDIT: LOTTERY IS A CASH ONLY PURCHASE EVERYWHERE EBT IS NOT THE ISSUE. EDIT: abcnews.com .
on Jan. 25, 2013 at 4:22 AM