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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...

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...

The Daily Szep -- SUPERSIZE

Paul Szep | Posted 05.12.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep

2013-03-12-SodaBanSzep

NYC Soda Ban REJECTED

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...

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...

WATCH: 'Soda Ban Explained'

Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

As expected, the New York City Board of Health officially passed Mayor Bloomberg's controversial plan to limit the size of large sugary drinks on Thur...

When It Comes To Healthy Soda Habits, Does Size Matter?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Now that the New York City Board of Health has ratified Mayor Bloomberg's plan to ban sugar-sweetened beverages (well, some such beverages, really) larger than 16 oz., we should be able to answer the question: Is this a big deal?

It's Official: New York Soda Ban Approved

| Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — Say goodbye to venti Frappuccinos, gallon movie theater slurpees and big sodas. The ...

What's Your Cup of Choice?

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

Thank you, Mayor Bloomberg, for bringing this proposal to the city of New York. Thank you to the New York City Board of Health for approving public hearings for awareness, no matter what the outcome.

Former Rockette Creates a Musical to Fight Obesity

Buster Brown | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Buster Brown

"My Plate! The New Food Musical Program," an educational production promoting healthy living that Helen Butleroff-Leahy, a former Rockette, has put on 47 times in New York City schools since she first staged it in 2005.

Nate C. Hindman

Soda Ban in New York May Make Way To Boston

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.21.2012 | Small Business

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-soda sentiment seems to be spreading: Boston is also now considering a ban on the sale of super-sized soft d...

11 Insanely Caloric Foods Bloomberg May Want To Ban Next

Posted 06.13.2012 | Food

By now, you've probably heard about Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial decision to ban the sale of large sodas in New York City restaurants, thea...

Mayor Bloomberg, Capitalist Foodie

Ellen Gustafson | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York
Ellen Gustafson

The NYC Mayor's career to date confirms that he is indeed a capitalist, and if we look one layer deeper at the sweetened beverage issue, it might well be that Bloomberg is helping to fight the "Nanny State" through this progressive effort.

Nate C. Hindman

Bloomberg Soda Ban Blasted By New York Business Owners

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban the sale of large sugary drinks at New York City eateries has some local business owners up in arms. "We're c...

Soda Ban Leaves New Yorkers Flat

John Conway | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
John Conway

Rather than alienate Americans from the freedom, perhaps the Bloomberg administration might attempt to work with the federal government and other groups to change the farm subsidy programs to reflect healthier eating habits.

Ron Dicker

Meet The Mind Behind Those Notorious Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Ad creator James Bowers works for a lobbyist nicknamed Dr. Evil. So perhaps it makes sense that Bowers has a wicked sense of humor. He wields it to sk...

Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Pizzigati

If we want to get serious about fighting obesity, public health researchers would like us to understand, we need to look at the social dynamics that drive our bad health behaviors. And the most powerful driver of that unhealthy behavior? That would be inequality.

Tobacco Front Group Takes Out Full-Page Ad Of Bloomberg In Drag

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

The Center for Consumer Freedom gives NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg a dressing up -- and a dressing-down -- for his proposed ban on large sugary drinks....

Why New York City Should Ban Supersize Sugary Beverages

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Given the health consequences and enormous cost of our country's obesity epidemic, it is time to return eating less. And banning the large sizes of unhealthy sugar-sweetened beverages is a good place to begin.

Why I'm Against the Bloomberg Ban

Jeff Halevy | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Halevy

I'd love to see the Big Gulp yanked -- not due to legislation, but due rather to poor sales from a healthy, educated consumer.

Bloomberg's Soda Ban: Soda Today, Schmeers Tomorrow?

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Just how far would a government go to protect us from ourselves? In New York City – which already bans smoking in public parks...

LOOK: New Yorkers React To Bloomberg's Soda Ban Crusade

Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

The internet erupted in protest Wednesday over Mayor Bloomberg's plan to ban large sugary beverages in New York. Yes, a few Nanny State sympathizer...

New York City Plans Ban On Large Sugary Drinks

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to propose a far-reaching municipal ban on sales of large-size sugary bever...