Financial Post (Canada): Learn from Britain — a junk food ad ban is a bad idea

This article was co-written with David Clement, North American affairs manager at the Consumer Choice Center.

Childhood obesity rates have nearly tripled in the last 30 years. Almost one in three Canadian children is overweight or obese, according to data from Statistics Canada. In an effort to tackle this growing problem, Health Canada has announced it is considering sweeping new legislation to restrict junk food advertising.

You can read the rest of this article on the Financial Post’s website.

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