Thursday, November 20, 2008

Implementing A Ban On Fast Food TV Advertising Would Reverse Childhood Obesity Trends

"A ban on fast food advertisements in the United States could reduce the number of overweight children by as much as 18 percent, according to a new study being published this month in the Journal of Law and Economics. The study also reports that eliminating the tax deductibility associated with television advertising would result in a reduction of childhood obesity, though in smaller numbers."

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