Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass index.

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Arkansas was among the first states to pass comprehensive legislation to combat childhood obesity, with Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003. Two distinct but complementary evaluations of the process, impact, and outcomes of Act 1220 are being conducted: first, surveillance of the weight status of Arkansas children and adolescents, using the statewide data amassed… (More)
DOI: 10.1057/jphp.2008.54

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@article{Raczynski2009ArkansasA1, title={Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to reduce childhood obesity: its implementation and impact on child and adolescent body mass index.}, author={James M. Raczynski and Joseph W Thompson and Martha M. Phillips and Kevin William Ryan and Herschel W Cleveland}, journal={Journal of public health policy}, year={2009}, volume={30 Suppl 1}, pages={S124-40} }