The War on Salt is generating a new generation of Al Capones

from the Free Beacon:
Kids Create Salt Black Markets in Cafeterias Due to Michelle Obama’s Lunch Rules

During a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R., Ind.), a school administrator told Congress of the “unintended consequences” of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

“Perhaps the most colorful example in my district is that students have been caught bringing–and even selling–salt, pepper, and sugar in school to add taste to perceived bland and tasteless cafeteria food,” said John S. Payne, the president of Blackford County School Board of Trustees in Hartford City, Indiana.
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rest:
http://freebeacon.com/issues/kids-create-salt-black-markets-in-cafeterias-due-to-michelle-obamas-lunch-rules/

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2 responses to “The War on Salt is generating a new generation of Al Capones

  1. Students discover capitalism. There is still hope!

  2. Good for them! A black market is the most appropriate and predictable response to intrusive regulations.

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