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Super Thin Models Are Now Banned In France

And violating the ban could result in jail time.

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Women with a BMI of 18 or under are banned from modeling, and models will be required to carry medical certificates proving they're above the limit.

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The healthy BMI range is considered 18.5 to 25.

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But the French health minister Marisol Touraine thinks it's a step in the right direction.

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“This is an important message to young women who see these models as an aesthetic example," she said.

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