Should Vending Machines Be Allowed

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I believe that it is time to consider putting healthier options into Mountain View vending machines. My child has expressed wanting to have better options to choose from, rather than having to opt for chips or pop tarts. I do not want to see the removal of everything that is bad or that has too much sugar because I do believe that is taking away the students’ rights to make that choice. In a study by Maia Paterson parents had this to say ” Parents saw high school as a time during which it is appropriate for children to have more freedom in decision-making and more responsibility for taking care of themselves.” In the same study it says “Parents viewed the issue of soft drink vending machines as a matter of their children’s personal choice more
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