JACKSON Miss. The Obesity Action Coalition on Friday decried a bill being considered in Mississippi that would make it illegal for restaurants to serve food to anyone who is considered obese. Earlier this week, three Mississippi House members — Republicans W.T. Mayhall Jr. and John Read and Democrat Bobby Shows — proposed H.B. 282, which would allow health inspectors to pull permits from any restaurant that “repeatedly” feeds extremely overweight patrons. The definition of obesity ...
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