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H.R.6599 Stop Subsidizing Childhood Obesity Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 16, 2012 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

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    • Twinkie Tax Policy: Deductibility of Advertising Food of 'Poor Nutritional Quality' - November 19, 2012 by TaxProf Blog - ...Brands that it is discontinuing the sale of Twinkies, Cupcakes, and Wonder Bread and laying off 18,500 workers to introduce H.R.6599: "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children's health by denying any deduction for advertising and m

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      As noted by TaxProf Blog on November 19, 2012, "...Brands that it is discontinuing the sale of Twinkies, Cupcakes, and Wonder Bread and laying off 18,500 workers to introduce H.R.6599: "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children's health by denying any deduction for advertising and m" (http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2012/11/demise-of-twinkies.html)
    • As Hostess Folds, Congress Thinks of New Ways To Kill Snack Food Industry - November 18, 2012 by Forbes - ...Apparently, Kucinich believes that kids are calling the shots in most households – and it’s making them fat. The measure, H.R.6599, has as its purpose “to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children’s health by denying any deduct

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      As noted by Forbes on November 18, 2012, "...Apparently, Kucinich believes that kids are calling the shots in most households – and it’s making them fat. The measure, H.R.6599, has as its purpose “to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect children’s health by denying any deduct" (http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2012/11/18/as-hostess-folds-congress-thinks-of-new-ways-to-kill-snack-food-industry/?utm_source=allactivity&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=20121118)
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