Bill that would ban bad food in schools still has a chance

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A bill that would get rid of fatty and sugary foods at South Carolina's public schools is has passed through the S.C. House but still needs approval from a Senate subcommittee.

Read more stories on this subject in our junk food topic page.And today The Post and Courier has penned an editorial imploring the passage of the bill as vital for the health of our students and future state.

Go read it.

Factoid: Nearly 2 in 10 S.C. children aged 10 to 17 are obese.

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