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As the US House of Representatives passed legislation preventing obesity-related lawsuits against fast food chains and other food companies, the Florida legislature seems likely to overwhelmingly pass a similar law.

The Florida House of Representatives passed the bill 112-1. A state Senate committee passed the bill unanimously, which seems to pave the way for final passage of the legislation.

While the Bush administration has endorsed the federal legislation, it is unclear whether the US Senate will approve the measure.
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