By Becky Bartindale
Date: March 8, 2006
Santa Clara Unified Could Ban Unhealthful Fare at All School Events
It's one thing to ban the sale of soda, candy and potato chips in school lunch lines.
But what happens when a local school district tries to outlaw selling -- or even giving away -- popular high-fat, sugar-rich foods 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on all campuses?"
Students could bring what they want from home, but only for themselves.
I can see a future headline already:
"Fourth grader arrested for possession of banned substance. Yesterday the S.C.S.D. swat team swooped down on the playground of Santa Clara Elementary and arrested known felon, street name “Johnny”, for possession of one 2 oz bag containing a creamy white substance hidden in yellow cake.
Johnny claims he wasn’t a user but was just “holding” for a “friend”.
Reports indicate usage of the drug, street name "Twinkie", has been on the rise as of late…”
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