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Court Delivers Likely Final Word on NYC Soda Ban

Justices say city health board didn't have authority to impose size limit

(Newser) - Guzzlers prevailed today as New York's highest court refused to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of big sodas , ruling that the city's health department overstepped its bounds when it approved the 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages. The court largely ignored the merits of the...

New Yorkers Still Free to Guzzle Giant Sodas: Court

Bloomberg's soda ban appeal fails

(Newser) - New York, your justice has been served—now would you like fries with that? A state appeals court has upheld the New York Supreme Court's ruling to strike down Mayor Michael Bloomberg's soda ban, finding that the prohibition on vendors selling 16-ounce-plus sugary drinks "violated the state...

Mississippi to Cities: No Banning Sodas

'Anti-Bloomberg bill' will stop counties passing their own NYC-style food laws

(Newser) - You're going to have to pry 22-ounce sodas from Mississippians' chubby, dead hands, because the most obese state in the union has passed a bill to ban its towns and counties from regulating portion sizes, requiring posted calorie counts, or yanking toys from kids' meals, reports NPR . In a...

Bloomberg to Appeal Ruling on Soda Ban

Judge called regulations arbitrary and capricious'

(Newser) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office said today it will appeal a judge's 11th-hour ruling against a ban on big sugary drinks in New York City, the New York Times reports. "We plan to appeal the decision as soon as possible, and we are confident the Board...

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