Bill Aims To Fight Childhood Obesity

Posted at 6:57 PM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 18:57:46-05
We're watching a bill in Annapolis that has the potential to impact the options you and your children have when you reach for a quick snack. 
The Maryland Healthy Vending Act focuses on the food and drinks available in vending machines on state property. 
The bill would require 75% of the items in those machines to meet healthy standards.
The legislation also mandates that those healthy options be displayed in a way that makes them more likely to sell than less-healthy choices. 
Another component of the bill requires that bottled water be sold in every vending machine on state property.