This article draws important lessons from the history of tobacco litigation that can be applied to the current obesity problem in the United States. The author's close analysis of potential issues surrounding the obesity problem in this country yields the conclusion that litigation alone may not be the best answer. Her article offers a compelling perspective on the history of tobacco litigation, a thorough analysis of the issues surrounding the obesity problem and several potential perspectives on dealing with the situation at hand.
Is Obesity Really the Next Tobacco? Lessons Learned from Tobacco for Obesity Litigation,
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