The New First Amendment and Its Implications for Combating Obesity Through Regulation of Advertising

10 Pages Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last revised: 17 Dec 2012

Tamara R. Piety

University of Tulsa College of Law

Samantha Graff

ChangeLab Solutions, NPLAN

Date Written: August 12, 2012

Abstract

This essay reviews recent Supreme Court decisions and the changing commercial speech doctrine as they relate to attempts to combat childhood obesity through the regulation of advertising and concludes that attempts to regulate advertising will face increasingly formidable challenges. This essay is a chapter in an edited collection to be published by Springer entitled Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity, Jerome D. Williams, Keryn E. Pasch and Chiquita Collins, eds.

Suggested Citation

Piety, Tamara R. and Graff, Samantha, The New First Amendment and Its Implications for Combating Obesity Through Regulation of Advertising (August 12, 2012). University of Tulsa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-06. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2128336 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2128336

Tamara R. Piety (Contact Author)

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Samantha Graff

ChangeLab Solutions, NPLAN ( email )

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Oakland, CA 94612
United States

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