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
Date Written: August 12, 2012
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.
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