Filed Under: Soft Drinks

California Schools Going Fizz-free?

The Sacramento Bee is reporting that the California state senate is considering a bill to permanently ban the sale of all soft drinks in public schools. The bill would also dramatically limit the sale of vending-machine snacks. Let’s see if we have this straight… condoms are passed out by the bucketful, but potato chips and Coca-Cola must be kept from children at all costs? State senator Ray Haynes, a strong dissenter, commented that if this law had been in place when he was in school, “I’d have been very, very hungry and walked down to the local A&W and had the biggest, greasiest burger I could find.”

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