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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

French Legislature Considering Bill That Would Ban "Inciting" Anorexia

The National Assembly of France has passed a bill that would make it illegal to "incite" people to make themselves too thin, this after a Brazilian model died from the effects of anorexia. The bill's sponsor is Valery Boyer. The fashion industry generally has already moved toward de-emphasizing ultra-thinness over the past year. Read more here and here.

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