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While an effort to ban the use of trans fats by restaurants failed in the Maryland State Legislature last year, the Associated Press reports this morning that one legislator there is working to develop a task force that would reconsider a ban and how it could be implemented throughout the state.

"My bottom line is to come back in 2009 with a recommendation to ban trans-fats in the state of Maryland," Democrat James Hubbard told a House committee hearing, according to the report.
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