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French Government Attempts to Regulate Eating Disorders With New Law Banning Skinny Models

Earlier this year, we reported that France had passed a bill that would soon be imposing a series of regulations on the weight and size of models working in the country. As of Friday, this bill has been made into a law. The new legislation now states that models working in France must present a medical certificate attesting to their health and show that their BMI is appropriate for their size. Anyone found in violation of this law could be looking at up to six months in prison or a €75,000 (approx. USD $81,859) fine.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and culture. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications including ABC News, Popsugar, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Living and CityGirlGoneMom. Marissa is an avid traveler and is always looking to visit somewhere new or unexplored. Her unique lifestyle has given way to her...(Read More)

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