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Law Against Junk Food Takes Effect

March 25, 2009

A law to protect children from junk food took effect Sunday, the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs said.   Under the law, “unhealthy food” cannot be sold within a radius of 200 meters from primary and secondary schools. 

It is the Korean government’s first attempt to introduce a law to halt the rising obesity and health problems among teenagers. 

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