California county to debate kids’ meal marketing

SAN JOSE Calif. The Santa Clara County board of supervisors will begin to research the feasibility of creating a law aimed at battling childhood obesity by limiting the use of toys, digital games and other incentives in the marketing of restaurant meals to kids.

Supervisors voted 4-0 this week, with one board member absent, to grant its fourth district representative Ken Yeager’s request to have by April 27 pending language for a measure to prohibit the use of toys

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