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What if we restricted the advertising of unhealthy food and beverages to children?

Dr Hans Krueger prepared this presentation for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Childhood Obesity Foundation in March 2015.

Scroll to 4:40 to skip the preamble that was recorded with this webinar.

Questions about Restricting the Advertising of Unhealthy Food and Beverages

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In this presentation, Dr Krueger addressed important questions about restricting the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children:

What is the potential economic effect in Canada? 

Do restrictions produce the desired outcome?

Are restrictions cost-effective?

What is the potential impact on industry?

How might the food industry respond?

What lessons can we learn from tobacco control?