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Akil Patterson, Deputy Director of Sugar Free Kids Maryland, at the announcement that they will be proposing the “Maryland Health Vending Act” during the 2016 Legislative session, which would require vending machines to offer more healthy food options on state property. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Bill seeks to encourage healthier snacking in Md. (access required)

This story has been corrected. An explanation follows the story. If you tend to get sodas, chips and candy out of vending machines, a group of health advocates wants to you to consider something healthier. But they don't want to force you. The Sugar Free Kids Maryland coalition is backing state legislation that will make healthier foods and ...