John McDougall MD authored a bill in the California legislation, SB 380. This bill would require all medical doctors in the state of California to include a course on nutrition as part of their continuing medical education.
The bill was strongly opposed by the California Medical Association, on the grounds that the legislature should not be telling doctors "how to practice medicine." A version of the bill modified from the initial draft passed the committee this past Monday.
Scroll down to watch the opening statements of Dr. McDougall and Dr. Forrester.