sugary drink ban

Court upholds ruling striking down NYC’s large sugary drink ban
Court upholds ruling striking down NYC’s large sugary drink ban
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/30/2013 at 12:36PM

New Yorkers are still free to drink any size soda they want. On Tuesday an appeals court unanimously upheld a ruling striking down the city’s ban on large, sugary drinks. In March, a judge ruled the city’s sugary drink ban invalid less than 24 hours before it was set to take effect. The law would have [...]

Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
Health organizations throw legal support behind soda ban appeal
News Queens Courier Staff 3/29/2013 at 12:38PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The tension between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the courts over the proposed soda ban are continuing to fizz. The Mayor’s Office announced that the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and National Association of Local Boards of Health have filed an amicus brief in support of the ban, citing links between the consumption [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/15/2013 at 7:09AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. High of 45. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with ice pellets and rain, then ice pellets and rain after midnight. Low of 36. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90% . EVENT OF THE DAY: NYC Restaurant [...]