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Soda Ban: 4 Alternatives

March 26, 2013, 9:28 am

The impetus for the large sugary drink ban, or soda ban, was fighting “the obesity epidemic,” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his health officials.

NYC Could Be First in US to Ban Tobacco Display

March 18, 2013, 2:16 pm

NEW YORK— Mayor Bloomberg and several public officials and health organizations are pushing for two tobacco restriction bills that aim to discourage youth smoking. One of the legislations, “The Tobacco Product Display Restriction Bill,” would make New York City the [...]

Palin Big Gulp Cup Makes a Splash (Videos)

March 17, 2013, 10:03 am

Palin Big Gulp: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s leisurely sip of a Big Gulp soda drink while deriding President Barack Obama’s stance on gun control as well as the Republican [...]

Bloomberg’s Quest for a Healthy City

March 14, 2013, 10:15 am

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s health initiatives have often been passed, and been taken up by cities and states across the nation.

Bloomberg Confident He’ll Get Large Sugary Drink Decision Overturned

March 11, 2013, 7:07 pm

The city intends to appeal a judge’s ruling that struck down the large sugary drink ban on Monday, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes businesses will voluntarily comply with [...]

City to Appeal Large Sugary Drink Ban Decision in NYC

March 11, 2013, 4:09 pm

Minutes after a state supreme court judge ruled that the large sugary drink ban is invalid, the mayor’s office said it is already planning an appeal.

Judge Strikes Down Large Sugary Drink Ban in NYC

March 11, 2013, 3:58 pm

The large sugary drink ban, backed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, fizzled out before it even got started.

The Cost of Complying With NYC’s Soda Ban

February 21, 2013, 1:03 am

The large sugary drink ban in New York City is due to start on March 12, barring a delay by a court order. What will it cost businesses?

Large Sugary Drink Ban Delay Possible, Judge to Rule Next Week

February 20, 2013, 1:14 pm

A judge will receive paperwork in a couple of days then decide whether to delay the start of New York City’s large sugary drink ban.

New York Passes Large Sugary Drink Ban

September 13, 2012, 2:13 pm

In six months, large sugary drinks will be banned from sale at establishments such as restaurants, movie theaters, sports stadiums, and delis, the city’s health board ruled on [...]


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