U of A Calls on Government to Ban Food Ads Targeted at Children


University of Alberta (U of A) researchers are advocating for Canada's obesity experts and making appeals to the government to ban food and drink ads aimed at kids.

According to the professor with the Centre for Health Promotion Studies in the School of Public Health at the U of A, Kim Raine, informs the government about the growing obesity epidemic.


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