The measure received 26 of the 41 votes it needed for passage in the Assembly late Thursday, with opponents saying the state should not impose a blanket restriction on local school districts, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Portantino said he is “disappointed in the opposition that promoted non-science and unsubstantiated arguments against SB 328, forcing us to move this fight for our children’s health to January.  I’m committed to this issue and I will continue to work to see it become law.”

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