Document Type

Journal Article

Faculty

Business and Law

School

Marketing, Tourism and Leisure

RAS ID

5147

Comments

This article was originally published in M/C Journal, 9(4) Sept. 2006. Original article is available here

Abstract

Should individuals be free to make lifestyle decisions (such as what, when and how much to eat and how much physical activity to take), without undue interference from the state, even when their decisions may lead to negative consequences (obesity, heart disease, diabetes)?