Fat , unhealthy Mississippi passes 'anti-Bloomberg bill,' banning local limits on portion sizes

Started Mar 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
Brian D. Schneider
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Re: Fat , unhealthy Mississippi passes 'anti-Bloomberg bill,' banning local limits on portion sizes
In reply to Joe Ogiba, Mar 13, 2013

Joe Ogiba wrote:

Once again, in fact the ninth year in a row, Forbes has concluded that Mississippi is the unhealthiest of the 50 states to live in.

http://www.examiner.com/article/mississippi-as-the-unhealthiest-state-to-live-in

The author of the bill, state Sen. Tony Smith, who owns the Stonewall's BBQ chain, was inspired to write it because of Mayor Bloomberg’s push to cut down the size of sodas served in restaurants and convenience stores to 16 ounces. Smith said government has no business telling people what they cannot eat or drink.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/passes-anti-bloomberg-bill-bans-limits-portions-posting-calorie-counts-article-1.1286804#ixzz2NQHatdWb

Sen. Tony Smith, R-Picayune, checks his ribs and chicken barbecuing on the grill during the North vs. South Cookout held Monday, April 23, 2012 on the grounds of the Old Capitol in Jackson, Miss
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/passes-anti-bloomberg-bill-bans-limits-portions-posting-calorie-counts-article-1.1286804#ixzz2NQHvcdwl



Mmmm gimme some ribs!

And a diet Coke.

Have to watch that waistline you know

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