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.
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: 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 [...]
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s health initiatives have often been passed, and been taken up by cities and states across the nation.
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 [...]
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.
The large sugary drink ban, backed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, fizzled out before it even got started.
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?
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.
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 [...]