Start Date: June 2006

ID #: 57921

Principal Investigator: Jason Smith, MTS, JD

Organization: Public Health Advocacy Institute

Funding Round: Round 1

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This study will examine the legal environment facing schools as they seek to limit access to unhealthy foods and the marketing of unhealthy foods. The Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) will analyze the legal determinants that affect schools and will communicate effective policy guidance to stakeholders. This policy guidance will outline schools’ legal obligations to students as well as their legal compliance obligations. PHAI will rely on traditional legal analysis and open records laws to obtain necessary data.

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