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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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
The nanny-state suffers a blow:
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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.
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