New law doesn't allow models under a certain BMI to walk the runway

Israel bans overly thin models

Another country is taking a stand on overly-thin models.  Israel has passed a new law banning underweight models from catwalks and commercials.

The law uses body mass index to decide who can model and who can't.  Anyone with a BMI of less than 18.5 is out.

Spain and Australia have already set minimum weight limits for certain fashion shows.

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