May 1, 2018
On May 1, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz signed an executive order (2018-001) that will expand healthy drinks and snacks offered in county vending machines. Sugar Free Kids Maryland was shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of Kamenetz on May 10. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family.
April 19, 2018
On Apr. 19, Mayor Catherine Pugh signed legislation that will make the healthy choice the easy choice for Baltimore City families ordering drinks from kids’ menus. Baltimore becomes the largest American city – and first on the east coast – to pass this measure.
February 26, 2018
On Feb. 26, the Baltimore City Council unanimously approved legislation that will create heathier drink options for Baltimore City families, when ordering kids’ meals. The bill (17-0152) received all 15 votes from the full council.