The Nanny State? Public Views on Legal Interventions to Fight Obesity and Chronic Disease
Rising levels of obesity, diabetes, and other diseases associated with so called lifestyle choices have sparked interest in how the law could be used to influence health behavior. Some legal interventions have garnered wide praise, but others have provoked vocal criticisms that they are excessive interferences by the “nanny state”. This seminar will provide insights into public reactions to a range of initiates to address non- communicable disease and what can be done to maximize support.
Institutional Repository Citation
Mello, Michelle M. J.D., Ph.D., "The Nanny State? Public Views on Legal Interventions to Fight Obesity and Chronic Disease" (2013). Center for Law, Health and Society Events. 31.