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Court Delivers Likely Final Word on NYC Soda Ban

Justices say city health board didn't have authority to impose size limit

(Newser) - Guzzlers prevailed today as New York'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 the 16-ounce cap on sugary beverages. The court largely ignored the merits of the... More »

New Yorkers Still Free to Guzzle Giant Sodas: Court

Bloomberg's soda ban appeal fails

(Newser) - New York, your justice has been served—now would you like fries with that? A state appeals court has upheld the New York Supreme Court's ruling to strike down Mayor Michael Bloomberg's soda ban, finding that the prohibition on vendors selling 16-ounce-plus sugary drinks "violated the state... More »

Mississippi to Cities: No Banning Sodas

'Anti-Bloomberg bill' will stop counties passing their own NYC-style food laws

(Newser) - You're going to have to pry 22-ounce sodas from Mississippians' chubby, dead hands, because the most obese state in the union has passed a bill to ban its towns and counties from regulating portion sizes, requiring posted calorie counts, or yanking toys from kids' meals, reports NPR . In a... More »

Bloomberg to Appeal Ruling on Soda Ban

Judge called regulations arbitrary and capricious'

(Newser) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office said today it will appeal a judge's 11th-hour ruling against a ban on big sugary drinks in New York City, the New York Times reports. "We plan to appeal the decision as soon as possible, and we are confident the Board... More »

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