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New York City Soda Ban

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 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...

Why a Cap on Sugary Drinks May Work

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Obesity and diabetes are major public health problems in the city of New York as well as in other parts of the U.S., and limiting the sizes of sugar-sweetened drinks is certainly worth trying.

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...

New NYC Ads Target Sweet Teas, Energy Drinks

AP | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's campaign to cut consumption of sugary drinks now features ads warning people about sweet teas, sports and energy drinks an...

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...

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...

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...

Soda Ban REJECTED

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A judge struck down New York City's pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, hand...

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...

NAACP Opposes NYC Soda Ban

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The city defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks Wednesday as an imperfect but meaningful rein on obesity, while crit...

Cracking Down On Enormous Soda Portions

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you’ve traveled abroad, you might have noticed that portion si...

Do We Have the Right to Be Fat?

Megan Rosker | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics
Megan Rosker

This law is a gesture to give our children a chance at freedom, the freedom to move their bodies run, play and jump instead of being jailed in a body inhibited by obesity. It's our responsibility to protect our kids.

WATCH: Whoopi, Barbara Clash Over Controversial Ban

Posted 06.01.2012 | Media

The co-hosts of "The View" clashed over a controversial proposal to restrict the size of sugary drinks in New York City on Friday. Mayor Michael B...