Public health professionals as policy entrepreneurs: Arkansas's childhood obesity policy experience.

@article{Craig2010PublicHP,
  title={Public health professionals as policy entrepreneurs: Arkansas's childhood obesity policy experience.},
  author={Rebekah L Craig and Holly C. Felix and J. C. F. Walker and Martha M. Phillips},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={100 11},
  pages={2047-52}
}
In response to a nationwide rise in obesity, several states have passed legislation to improve school health environments. Among these was Arkansas's Act 1220 of 2003, the most comprehensive school-based childhood obesity legislation at that time. We used the Multiple Streams Framework to analyze factors that brought childhood obesity to the forefront of… CONTINUE READING

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