VA: Don’t use welfare at strip clubs and casinos — but we’ll never know if you do

Kathryn Watson
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Jan 30, 2014 11:10 AM
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VA: Don’t use welfare at strip clubs and casinos — but we’ll never know if you do

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — There are a few things any Virginian who signs up for welfare benefits can’t legally buy with them — lottery tickets, alcohol, tobacco and sexually explicit materials.

Purchases at places like ABC liquor stores, tattoo shops, strip clubs and casinos are off limits, too.

But it’s all an honor system when it comes to spending your hard-earned tax dollars.