This is JUST nuts. Also some of these policies have gotten me in diabetes trouble in the past -- I've learned to keep candy in my room, well hidden, just because some days it can be impossible to find sugar, even on our campus. At least they came to their senses.
Quoted from http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/03/13/skittles.suspension.ap/index.html?eref=rss_topstories:
School clears kids in contraband candy caper - CNN.com
The New Haven school system banned candy sales in 2003 as part of a districtwide school wellness policy, school spokeswoman Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo said.