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What Happens in Berkeley... Goes National

Larry Cohen | Posted 01.18.2015 | San Francisco
Larry Cohen

Many change makers, who don't necessarily want to risk being the first, are ready, once they see success, to follow in its footsteps. That's how norms change works -- each effort leads to greater success in the next round.

Court Rejects New York City's Portion Cap for Sugary Drinks

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

New York City lost its final appeal to limit the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. In a 20-page report, the New York State Court of Appea...

The Soda Ban Decision: What It Really Means

Sara Haviva Mark | Posted 08.27.2014 | New York
Sara Haviva Mark

Known as the "Soda Ban" case, even though the rule did not actually ban any sodas, the Court's decision could affect much more than soft drinks. Indeed, the case could have significant and dangerous consequences for public health and regulation.

Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy Lauded

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Bloomberg steered New York City through economic recession, a catastrophic hurricane and the aftermath of 9/11, but he may a...

Top Court To Review Bloomberg's Soda Ban

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's highest court agreed Thursday to hear New York City's appeal of a ruling that blocked Mayor Michael ...

NYC Obesity Rate Skyrockets

Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

Since Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office in 2002, the obesity rate in New York City has climbed a staggering 25 percent among adults. The New Yor...

NYC Requests Top Court To Review Soda Ban Strike Down

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The state's highest court should consider New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to cut down on big, sugary soft drinks, city lawye...

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...

Bloomberg's No Beyoncé: The Real Dilemmas With NYC's Soda Ban

Kristin Wartman | Posted 08.14.2013 | New York
Kristin Wartman

The proposed soda ban highlights one crucial tenet about Americans: We do not like being told what to do. Rather, we prefer to be seduced by slick marketing and sexy ad campaigns.

City Still Trying To Make The Soda Ban Happen

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A state appeals court panel had few sweet words Tuesday for a city health regulation that would fight diabetes and obesity by setting...

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...

Katy Hall

This Is Embarrassing For Americans | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

New York City's ban on giant sodas was struck down by a judge this week, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg vowed to appeal the ruling. Bloomberg, who pionee...

WATCH: Bloomberg Reacts To Soda Ban Ruling

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's bullishness, political realities and legal questions make for an uncertain future for one of the pr...

Ban the Ban!

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 05.12.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

One day in the not too distant future we are all going to wake up in the land of "Big Brother" with a list of things we can and cannot do, eat, drink, say, and so on and we'll be wondering how we got there. Well, this is how.

The Daily Szep -- SUPERSIZE

Paul Szep | Posted 05.12.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Palin Cheers NYC Soda Ban Ruling

Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the sale of large, sugary drinks has proven to be one of the most divisive initiatives of his three terms as mayor o...

CARTOON: Bloomberg's Fight Against The Soda Ban Decision

Posted 03.12.2013 | Black Voices

New York City's Mayor Bloomberg has already ruffled more than a few feathers--or perhaps burst a few bubbles--with his unprecedented soda ban. On Mond...

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...


Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

A day before New York CIty's unprecedented soda ban was set to begin, Reuters reports a judge has rejected the restrictions, calling the initiative "...

Restaurants, Coffee Shops Prepare For Tuesday's Soda Ban Start

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- At barbecue joints, coffee counters and bottle-service nightclubs, a coming clampdown on big, sugary soft drinks is beginning to take shap...

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...

Soda Ban Court Battle

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — It's up to a judge whether a first-of-its-kind size limit on sodas and other sugary drinks will take effect in three weeks. Beverage...

'Portion Distortion': Why the Soda Ban Makes Sense

Michael Seo | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Seo

Address the business concerns head on. If minority businesses are unduly burdened by the soda ban's exemptions, level the playing field to include convenience stores, and it would not hurt to tighten up "milk-based."

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...

Puzzling Leadership Gap as New York NAACP Joins Soda Industry to Fight Ban

Sonia Ospina | Posted 03.28.2013 | Black Voices
Sonia Ospina

While actors in both the government and nonprofits claim to be working for the public interest and should be defending it at all costs, they are ignoring that common ground. Why aren't the leaders of these public service organizations engaging in a conversation around what constitutes their shared vision?