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Cleveland files in court to keep its ban on trans fats

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

By Evelyn Theiss, The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland has a message for Ohio legislators: We have the right to make laws on what we prohibit inside our borders, not you.

Last April, Cleveland City Council passed a law to ban restaurants from using cooking oils containing trans fats, as part of its Healthy Cleveland initiative.

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1 Comment to Cleveland files in court to keep its ban on trans fats

Andy Baker-White
January 11, 2012

A copy of complaint filed by the City of Cleveland can be found here: http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us/clnd_images/PDF/Mayor/TransFatComplaintInfo.pdf

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