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Hershey sours on children's health
Hershey sours on children's health

Why is state Sen. Stephen Hershey Jr. standing in the way of healthier food for Maryland's children ("Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals," March 12)? Senator Hershey has now stood up on the floor of the Maryland Senate to argue against two bills that would have improved the health of all public school children in Maryland. In the midst of a crisis of childhood obesity, with 26 percent of Maryland's high school students overweight or obese which will lead to costly health problems, Senator Hershey is not representing the interests of his constituents or the state. The first bill asked all Maryland public school districts to put reusable water bottles on...