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New federal rules would put a lid on ads for unhealthy foods at schools

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WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools. They would phase out the advertising of sugary drinks and junk foods around campuses during the school day and ensure that other promotions in schools were in line with health standards that already apply to school foods.

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