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Policy Summary

Requires commercial and noncommercial food sellers to provide some type of sugar-free soft drinks or pops, or water, for diabetic customers.

Background Information

State Louisiana
Jurisdiction Name Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

Diabetics, sec. 6:56.

Health-related goal?
Yes

Diabetes, sec. 6:56.

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
Unclear

Includes this language: "in order to provide those persons with diabetes access to sugar-free substitutes in commercial and noncommercial establishments [primarily engaged in the selling of food and drink."

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Part of Title 6, Public Health; Chapter 1, General; Part II, Miscellaneous Regulations; Section 6.56, Soft drinks. History: City Code 1951, Title 6, § 58.