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Activists look to sue over cartoons in cereal ads

State may become battleground in war on childhood obesity

By Bruce Mohl
Globe Staff / January 19, 2006

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Saying Massachusetts could become a legal battleground in the war over childhood obesity, a Washington, D.C., nutrition group yesterday threatened a lawsuit here against the Nickelodeon cable network and Kellogg Co. for using cartoon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants and Tony the Tiger to sell junk food to children. (Full article: 840 words)

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