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Cooksey v. Futrell, et al | Weight Maven

If you’re not familiar with Steve Cooksey, the North Carolina blogger who received a “cease and desist” letter from the NC Board of Nutrition and Dietitians for blogging about treating diabetes with a low-carb diet, you may want to read the back story... I’m very pleased to see that Steve has gotten some assistance form the Institute for Justice and they have now filed suit against the NC Board for infringing on Steve’s right to free speech.

I reported on Steve Cooksey’s tangle with North Carolina authorities early this month.  It’s an interesting story on abuse of power in the nutritional arena.  There’s an old saying that comes to mind:  something to the effect that when you have an organization in place, more energy will be expended to maintain the status quo or defend it’s position than to do the work the organization’s been tasked to perform.

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