‘Obesity – should there be a law against it?’ – thematic series published by Australia and New Zealand Health Policy.

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Australia
and New Zealand Health Policy (ANZHP)
has published a
thematic series, edited by Roger Magnusson,
ANZHP
symposium: Obesity – should there be a law against it?

The articles in this series follow on from a
conference hosted in September 2006 by the Centre for Health Governance, Law
& Ethics in the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, titled: Obesity:
should there be a law against it?

Editorial  
Obesity: should there be a law against it? Introduction
to a symposium

Roger S Magnusson
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008, 5:9
(5 June 2008)

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Review   
What’s law got to do with it part 1: A framework for
obesity prevention

Roger S Magnusson
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008, 5:10
(5 June 2008)

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Review  
What’s law got to do with it Part 2: Legal strategies
for healthier nutrition and obesity prevention

Roger S Magnusson
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008, 5:11
(5 June 2008)

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Commentary  
Obesity prevention: the role of policies, laws and
regulations

Boyd A Swinburn
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008, 5:12
(5 June 2008)

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Review 
A systematic policy approach to changing the food
system and physical activity environments to prevent obesity

Gary Sacks, Boyd A Swinburn, Mark A Lawrence
Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008, 5:13
(5 June 2008)

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The articles in this series aim to open debate of the
issues surrounding obesity and the role that law and regulations can play in
reducing the health burdens of this growing concern.

Four more articles will be published in the coming
weeks to develop this series. To keep up to date with the latest articles
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