Cleveland Suing State Of Ohio Over Trans Fat Ban
By: Associated Press | NBC4i.com
Published: January 04, 2012
CLEVELAND -- The city of Cleveland sued the state of Ohio on Tuesday for the right to ban the sale of prepared foods that contain artery-clogging trans fats. The city filed suit in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court seeking to invalidate the state law blocking the ban. Mayor Frank Jackson said in announcing the lawsuit that the law unconstitutionally takes away the city's home rule rights.
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