QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 50, No. 10, October 2010, Posted On: 9/28/2010


Boston Considers Restricting Sugary Beverages On City Property


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
Boston sugar beverage restriction, vending, vending machine, vending machine business, vending machine restriction,

BOSTON -- City employees and visitors to government agencies may no longer be able to buy soft drinks at vending machines on city property if Boston health officials have their way.

A panel of health, education and housing leaders has reportedly convened to draft a policy that would restrict the sales of sugar-sweetened beverages on city property, according to the Boston Globe.

Boston was among the first cities to ban smoking in restaurants and bars and prohibit trans fat in restaurants. It recently received a $12 million federal grant to take "concrete" steps to fight obesity.


Topic: Vending Features

Articles:
  • Get Smart: The Simple Way To Build Intelligence Into Your Vending Machines
  • Organizers Ready China Vending And Office Coffee Service Show For Beijing In November
  • Texas Industry Leader 'Schott' Little Dies At 106; Founded LC Vending
  • NAMA Creates List Of Food And Beverage Manufacturers With Front-Of-Pack Calorie Labeling As Dec. 1 Deadline Looms
  • 365 Retail Markets Launches Cashless Payment System For Vending Machines

Copyright © 2016 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570