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Soda Ban Appeal

The Soda Ban Decision: What It Really Means

Sara Haviva Mark | Posted 06.27.2014 | 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.

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...

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...

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.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Who The Soda Ban Targets

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

A ban on extra-large sodas would target overweight Americans, children and teens especially, according to a new Columbia University study. Low-income ...

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...

Fighting Obesity in New York City One Cup at a Time

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is unclear how long it will take before a decision is reached. While I do hope that the decision is made in favor of the city, regardless of the outcome, Mayor Bloomberg and the city accomplished a great deal.