Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Texas considering 'fast food lawsuit' law

One day after a similar CA bill failed, Texas House members will today begin debate on legislation nicknamed 'the cheesburger bill' that would ban obesity related lawsuits against restaurants and food manufacturers.
"If someone basically overeats or they're just not using self-discipline, that should not be the basis for going after a bunch of people with money." -Rep. Corbin Van Arsdale (AP)
update 5/6/05: Bill passes in Texas House
also, Cheeseburger provision passes in Minnesota
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