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Fattest State in the Country Passes ‘Anti-Bloomberg Law’

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Mississippi’s governor is poised to sign legislation — referred to (at least by NPR) as the “Anti-Bloomberg Bill” — that would ban local governments from regulating menu calorie counts, portion sizes, or “consumer incentive items” (e.g., Happy Meal toys) at restaurants and in vending machines. Mississippi has a solid winning streak going and it doesn’t need anyone mucking it up.

Mississippi Passes ‘Anti-Bloomberg Law’