L.A. to consider QSR moratorium as a remedy for obesity

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles' City Council is scheduled this fall to consider a two-year moratorium on the development of quick-service restaurants in certain neighborhoods where the incidence of obesity-related illnesses appears to be particularly high.

The proposal, introduced in June by council member Jan Perry, would suspend the opening of fast-food restaurants in South and Central Los Angeles while city officials look for ways to encourage a more diverse mix of

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