General Assembly to Address Selling Sweets in Schools

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- A bill proposed in the General Assembly may change how sweets are sold in schools across the state.

In an effort to fight obesity, federal law prevents schools from selling foods that don't meet specific guidelines during school hours.

A bill introduced by Virginia Delegate Dickie Bell, who represents parts of the Valley, could allow schools to ease those restrictions.

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