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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. 301 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


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


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