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Well she was fired for taking a stand a cashier at this New Hampshire convenience store.
Lost her job for refusing to let customers buy stuff like Red -- and cigarettes.
On their government food stamp cards.
And that cashier's check writing is my guess this morning good morning to check.
Good morning and so tell me what happened in -- specific instance where a young man twenty years old tried to come in to buy cigarettes he was using his EDT card.
A government issued food stamp card right.
Well what happened -- I asked for and I did a and he handed me an EBT -- And I was unaware of these cash -- in that that they are allowed to buy beer cigarettes.
And I told him that he couldn't by the many said he could.
And the gentleman behind him and the woman behind him I mentioned to the young man I said do you think that at -- The three of us as taxpayers.
Should be -- and -- cigarettes and he we shed.
And the next day by that -- -- -- a woman came and and she said that she was his godmother.
I'm sorry Foster mother and that I was rhyme that I should have sold him the cigarettes on this cash had.
She complained to me about me to the home office in south Paris -- And they called me and said that I had to sell to these people on these cats and so ultimately.
Even though people who are actually standing in line behind this guy and agreed with you as taxpayers as well you're fired from your job.
I what happened was that when they tell me that I had just sell to these people.
I said that I would bow out gracefully because I want to know proud of that.
And that I would be give my notice.
And so the next morning my manager at the stole -- About 9 o'clock in the morning came out and said how much notice that you've given them and I said a week or two weeks whatever.
It takes and she said the home -- it's just calls.
She stand and they know what he has -- horizon said the home office just -- -- your all done today.
-- you know we did some research here at fox and -- just -- put some things up on the screen if we can with regard to what federal law allows.
As far as selling using these types of cards do we have that information.
Okay let's put up on screen.
So households cannot use food stamp benefits to buy beer wine liquor tobacco or cigarettes foods that are hot a point of sale would -- be -- in the store.
Vitamins for medicines now here's what you can buy.
He also cannot buy pet -- nonfood items such as tissues soaps cosmetic or household goods what can buy them can put that happens can.
About not only that but now it's your understanding -- that there's a difference between an EDT card food stamp card and EDT cash card is that true.
They do not allowed to have a paper to be but and the EDT grocery pads.
But on the cash pads it's like a debit -- And people can go to an ATM and get cash.
And do with that whatever they.
-- -- -- But they can use it for BS cigarettes it's my -- -- standing.
That they have been used in.
Tanning salons attack -- the palace -- center seems to be a disconnect in my mind on that and and you seem to also see that disconnect as a former clerk and so.
You are -- gonna petition the governor.
Yes I am in what way.
Well -- I have a lot of people have this all supported this has been overwhelming to me and I will be -- in a petition to the governor wouldn't to dissolve bizcast -- right because.
The statistics of the state has given out.
That threat in 2012.
The benefits -- lavish -- Is 36 million dollars -- -- Well that's a lot of -- and you had a problem with that you took the stand and it cost you your job here's -- state yes from your firm we reached out for a statement from the -- and -- company the owners of the Big Apple food stores they did not give us.
Jackie white and keep us posted as to what happens with your petition good to talk to this morning.
I'm I'm sorry.
I just wanted to get to speak with you and will be in -- OK thank you very much to have an OK Jacqui have a great day.
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