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Published reports say that the Texas state legislature has passed a law saying that citizens cannot sue food industry companies on the grounds that products sold by retailers or manufacturers caused them to be overweight or obese. The bill now goes to the governor.

No such lawsuits have yet been filed in Texas.

Eighteen states have already banned these types of lawsuits, and legislation is pending in 27 other states.
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