Remember when a number of state and local governments fined children for operating lemonade stands without permits last summer? Well, now the federal government is trying to punish kids for drinking soda too. (Via Jazz Shaw):
Davis High School has been fined $15,000 after they were caught selling soda pop during lunch hour, which is a violation of federal law.
The federally mandated law prohibits the sale of carbonated beverages after lunch is served. The program is an effort to help fight childhood obesity and to have young students make better food choices.
The mandate allows...