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Addressing Sugary Drinks through the Local School Wellness Policy

School wellness policies provide a platform for developing and presenting a comprehensive and coordinated strategy for improving student health. This fact sheet includes information on what beverages California schools can sell to students, the importance of addressing sugary drinks in local school wellness policies, and optional sugary drink policy elements that school districts can include in their of local school wellness policy. Guidance is provided about beverages offered before and after school, at celebrations, fundraisers, school events, and brought from home. Marketing and access to water is also included.

Resource Information

Date

January 11, 2013

Author

ChangeLab Solutions

Type

Guide

Setting

School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, International

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