soda ban lawsuit

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 [...]