California says ‘no’ to junk-food sales in schools

As the most populated state in the U.S., California has an influence on trends few other states enjoy. So health professionals, legislators, and parents are watching legislation (which has the support of Gov. Arnold) to ban the sales of ban sales of soda and fast foods on public school campuses – including high schools. The legislation follows the lead of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), which implemented a local soda ban in 2003 and a junk-food ban last year.

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