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Michael Bloomberg Soda Ban

New York City's Soda Ban Fizzles Out For Good

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

New York City's efforts to revive former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's soda ban have finally fizzled out and gone flat. The state's Court of Appeals r...

Court Upholds Ruling Striking Down Soda Ban

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York

NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - New York City's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was an illegal overreach of execut...

NYC Ask Judges To Reinstate Soda Ban

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 03.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City is asking appeals judges to reinstate a ban on supersized sodas and other sugary drinks, which was struck down by a Manhatta...

Soda Ban Dismissed: What Does It Mean For Public Health?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living

If all had gone according to NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's plan, today would have been the first day without super-sized beverages in New York City...

Restaurant Has 1,000 Pint Glasses In Its Closet After NYC Soda Ban Rejected

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Small Business

Josh Lebowitz, CEO of Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, purchased 1,000 pint-sized glasses to prepare for New York City’s ban on large sugary drinks. The po...

Bloomberg Responds To Soda Ban Ruling

Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg responded to a judge's decision Monday to strike down the city's restrictions on large, sugary beverages. He expressed co...

The Soda Ban Means More Expensive Pizza Parties

Posted 02.25.2013 | New York

Barring any legal delays, New York City's soda ban will go into effect on March 12, when Bloomberg's restriction on large sugary drinks will official...

Will The NYC Soda Ban Survive In Court?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Opponents are pressing to delay enforcement of the city's novel plan to crack down on supersized, sugary drinks, saying businesses sh...

New York City to Add Soft Drinks to List of Health Hazards

Michele Simon | Posted 08.05.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

Banning trans fats was fine, but don't take away my right to guzzle a gallon of Coke, is the lazy reaction of some pundits. But let's take a more rational look at what New York is proposing.

Change My Mind: Would A Ban On Supersized Soda Help People Get Healthy?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living

When New York City's Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced last week that he planned to propose a municipal ban on large sodas in restaurants, he trigg...