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France clamps down on ultra-thin models

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Breaches of the law will be punishable by up to six months imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros ($82,000).

The models pays for the violation of standards of the industry and the basis of their employment? Is that upside down?

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The law aims to change the standards of the industry so with any luck nobody will be getting fined.

In fact we shouldn't even be concerned with a fine when the result of the current industry trends is both damaging to the models and damaging to the public.

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Not to take sides, but it says: "The bill stipulates that models must obtain a medical certificate" and "Breaches of the law will be punishable by up to six months imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros ($82,000)."

So, a 'doctor feel good' relationship, among other not hard to imagine possibilities, provides the rubber stamp certification and no one is the wiser.

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Well we all know how corrupt certain doctors are, models still sporting the "skincare by Heroin" look will still be able to circumvent the problem with a rubber stamp.

The root of the problem is the wierdo designers that want their female models to look like twelve year old boys.

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