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Bloomberg confident soda ban ruling will be overturned
Bloomberg confident soda ban ruling will be overturned
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 3/12/2013 at 1:36PM

In a Jackson Heights McDonald’s, the large sodas still flow. And customers were just happy they still had the choice of ordering sugary drinks bigger than 16 ounces. “I think people are smart enough to decide what’s good for them and what’s just too big,” said 19-year-old Chris Rojas. Only hours before it was to [...]

Judge puts stop to sugary drink ban
Judge puts stop to sugary drink ban
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/11/2013 at 4:06PM

Less than 24 hours before it was set to take effect, a judge has ruled the city’s sugary drink ban invalid, according to reports. On Monday, Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling put a stop to the law that, starting tomorrow, would have prohibited businesses around the city from serving sugary drinks with more than 25 [...]

Lawsuit filed against NYC soda ban
Lawsuit filed against NYC soda ban
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 2:25PM

A group of business associations have filed a lawsuit claiming that the New York City Board of Health does not have the authority to ban the sale of large-sized sodas and other sugary drinks, said one of the plaintiffs, the National Restaurant Association. “This lawsuit is about ensuring that the board of health respects the [...]