This map, based on research from 2010 and 2011, provides links to state consumer protection law profiles.
State consumer protection law provides an opportunity to put a stop to marketing practices for obesity promoting products for kids that are outright deceptive or, in some cases, simply unfair because of who is being targetted. Stakeholders in children's health can take action under some of these laws as can state attorneys general.
The Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University School of Law is publishing this resource to provide useful information that may promote public health. It is not intended to constitute legal advice. Any litigation can pose risks to those involved and, in some cases, can create legal precidents that undermine the purpose of the action.