U.S. hyper-regulates medical care but reluctant to regulate to prevent disease.

UK order Kelloggs to stop advertising Coco Pops to kids. "Obesity affects nearly a third of children from 2 to 15 in Britain, and regulations prohibit the advertising of products that are high in fat, salt or sugar content during programs 'commissioned for, principally directed at or likely to appeal to children' younger than 16." Is this an example of good public health policy? Compare this to Michael Bloomberg's failed attempt to regulate sugary drinks in New York. - Sanders DiPiero

The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead.

Happy Meal Ad Is O.K. for Children, U.K. Regulator Says. Coco Pops Ad Isn’t.

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