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Published in Print: October 1, 2003, as Targeting Candy and Soda

Targeting Candy and Soda

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Arkansas, California, and Texas now have laws or rules that restrict the sale of soda and candy in schools. Legislation to impose similar food and drink restrictions in schools is pending in at least 19 other states.

NOTE: The Texas policy is a state rule created by the Texas agriculture commissioner
SOURCE: National Conference of State Legislatures

Vol. 23, Issue 5, Page 15

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