June 14, 2016
The following testimony was delivered by Sugar Free Kids Maryland Executive Director Robi Rawl to the Baltimore City Health Committee on June 7, 2016 in an effort to pass legislation that would require warning labels for sugar-sweetened beverages on advertisements, restaurant menus, and in any point of sale where these products are sold in the city.
June 9, 2016
Sugar Free Kids Maryland (SFK) is a diverse coalition working to protect Maryland children from type 2 diabetes, heart disease and tooth decay so they can live long, healthy lives. Made up of 200+ organizations, SFK is the state’s foremost advocate for making healthy food and drink choices, especially those lower in sugar content, more widely available, accessible, and affordable.
June 7, 2016
Sugar Free Kids Maryland joined Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen and community advocates on June 7 to call on the Baltimore City Council to pass legislation to require warning labels for sugar-sweetened beverages on advertisements, restaurant menus, and in any point of sale in the city where these products are sold during a hearing of the Council’s Health Committee.