Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 23rd, 2004
Starting in July, only milk, water, fruit juice and the occasional sports drink will be available from most of the district's 740 vending machines and in its cafeterias.
"This policy will go a long way in supporting one of the district's core missions: doing everything we can to keep our students safe and healthy," School Reform Commission chairman James Nevels said in a statement.
The 214,000-student district followed a recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics to eliminate soft drinks as a...
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