March 15, 2017
On Feb. 27, Sugar Free Kids Maryland hosted “The Science of Soda,” a Prince George’s County community event. The evening focused on the nutrition of sugary drinks and the psychology of sugary drink predatory marketing. The event, which drew dozens of students, advocates and county officials, was held at the College Park Airport near the University of Maryland.
March 6, 2017
On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Montgomery County Council held a public hearing on proposed Bill 1-17 that would require all vending machines on county property to carry at least 50 percent of items that meet American Heart Association recommended nutrition standards for sugar, salt, fat and other measures.
January 5, 2017
Sugar Free Kids Maryland announced Thursday that 1199SEIU is joining efforts to pass the Maryland Healthy Vending Choices Act during the 2017 state legislative session.