Menu-labeling bill withdrawn in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS Md. Doyle Niemann, a delegate in the Maryland General Assembly, agreed Thursday to withdraw his menu-labeling bill after it failed to draw much support from lawmakers. The Restaurant Association of Maryland, which actively opposed the measure, praised Niemann’s decision, calling the bill “misguided.”

The measure, H.B. 601, would have required fast-food restaurants with 15 or more outlets nationwide to post caloric content on their menu boards. It

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