California Governor Signs Bill Requiring Healthy Options In State Vending Machines

Sept. 26, 2014

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 912 that now requires all vending machines located on California state property to offer healthy food and drink options, according to Turnto23. One-third of all beverages offered must be water, milk, low-calorie sports drinks or 100 percent juice. The legislation is meant to combat California’s diet-related public health crisis, according to the source. The bill was authored by State Senator Holly Mitchell. Full article.