Israeli Law Bans Skinny, BMI-Challenged Models

A law that regulates people's body weight would probably get little traction in Congress, not to mention U.S. courts. But not so here in Israel, where a new law took effect Jan. 1 that aims to prevent fashion models from losing weight to the detriment of their health and the wellbeing of others inclined to follow in their footsteps. Israeli lawmakers adopted the legislation in March 2012 stipulating that fashion and commercial models should have a body-mass index of at least 18.5. A...Full Story
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