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New York’s Highest Court Rejects NYC Sugary Drink Ban

In June, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled against New York City’s ban on selling sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. The Court held that the city’s Board of Health “exceeded the scope of its regulatory authority” with the regulation.  53 more words

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Obesity Tax... Why not education?

On Thursday discussion in the UK took off about imposing a soda tax due to a report published by the UK’s top scientific nutrition committee. This is not the first, and certainly won’t be the last, we hear about taxes on sugar. 296 more words

NYC's big soda ban has finally fizzled out

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)– New York’s highest court has refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas.

The state’s Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds when it restricted the size of sodas. 86 more words

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Some Sanity in New York

The nanny-state suffers a blow:

The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead.

The state’s highest court on Thursday refused to reinstate New York City’s controversial limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city’s final appeal and dashing the hopes of health advocates who have urged state and local governments to curb the consumption of drinks and foods linked to obesity.

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Soda Ban Fizzles Out

New Yorkers are officially free to guzzle down as much soda as their hearts desire.

The state’s highest court decided against reinstating the infamous soda ban… 269 more words

Court won’t reinstate New York City’s big-soda ban

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York state’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 a cap on sugary beverages. 288 more words

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Court overthrows NYC ban on large sugary drinks

(CNN) — New York’s Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that New York City’s ban on large sugary drinks, which was previously blocked by lower courts… 75 more words

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