If you are under 18 and not an emancipated (made independent by the law) minor, yes, they can. The law recognizes considerable parently control over minor children; part of that control is determing what they can and cannot have or do. That means not only do they not need to spend their own money to but their child something they don't want the child to have, but they can prevent other people from giving the child what they deem inappropriate and even prevent the child from using his/her own money on anything they don't him/her to have. Because a minor's parents can control what he/she has or does, they can control his/her spending.
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