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Marko Liias bill encourages healthier drink options for kids

 

Last updated 2/27/2020 at 9:02am

Sen. Marko Liias

The Washington state Senate last week passed a bill that would require restaurants in Washington to offer healthier drink options for any children's meal on the menu that includes a beverage.

"With this bill, we're asking all of our restaurants in Washington to feature menus that are healthy, and promote healthy beverages for healthy kids," said the bill's sponsor, Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood), who represents Edmonds in the 21st Legislative District.

"It's a good step forward to improving health in our communities and encouraging families to make healthier choices for their families and ki...



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