HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Connecticut Bans Junk Food in Schools, Requires Exercise

SCHOOLS across Connecticut were banned yesterday from selling high-calorie fizzy drinks and junk food in the most radical attempt yet to fight childhood obesity in America.

Children under 11 will also be required to take an extra 20 minutes of exercise a day on top of their normal PE classes.

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