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Ethical imperatives against item restriction in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is the federal government's largest form of food assistance, and a frequent focus of political and scholarly debate. Previous discourse in the public health community and recent proposals in state legislatures have suggested limiting the use of SNAP benefits on unhealthy food items, such as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). This paper identifies two possible underlying motivations for item restriction, health ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.ypmed.2017.04.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1480-6481
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Preventive Medicine Journal website
Volume:
100
Pages:
56-60
Publication date:
2017-04-07
Acceptance date:
2017-04-02
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EISSN:
1096-0260
ISSN:
0091-7435
Pmid:
28392253
Source identifiers:
958280
Language:
English
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pubs:958280
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uuid:6d109cb5-fea0-4a42-87da-4a12b4a97430
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pubs:958280
Deposit date:
2019-01-23

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