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School Ban On Sugary Sodas, Sweet Snacks Working, Study Says

BOSTON (AP) — A ban on sugary sodas, potato chips and other standard vending machine fare from Massachusetts schools appears to be working.

That’s according to a study that looked at 74 middle schools and high schools in more than three dozen school districts over an 18-month period. 99 more words


Mississippi’s Anti-Bloomberg Law

It is safe to say most of the people in the New York area have heard of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on sodas greater than 22 ounces, and have not lacked any opinions on it, but they may be surprised that Mississippi has a law that is quite the antithesis of this NYC law in response. 270 more words

State Laws

Hey look, it's day 2

Oh hi! I’m back. So far so good. I have managed to completely cut out pop (soda or Coke for my non Midwestern readers). I mean, it’s only been two days. 198 more words

Assemblyman Wants to Slap Warning Labels on Soda

Assemblyman Karim Camara today unveiled new legislation that would slap warning labels on bottles of soda and other sugar-heavy beverages to notify consumers of the risks of diabetes, obesity and tooth decay associated with the drinks. 550 more words

Michael Bloomberg

Like Bloomberg, Mayor de Blasio wants to ban large sodas

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Much like his predecessor, Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t a fan of large sodas.

The de Blasio administration is meeting with health advocates and beverage industry execs… 107 more words

Local Stories

Report: De Blasio Administration Considering New Ways To Implement Soda Ban

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The fight to ban large sugary drinks in New York City may not be over after all.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the de Blasio administration is looking for new ways to implement a ban. 311 more words


Should Food Choices be Restricted?

It seems when we don’t like something it’s fair game to penalize.Processed food, organic, fat, dairy, diet…and a long list of folks to stand up against it. 1,057 more words