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A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Reinstate New York City’s Big Soda Ban

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds.

06/26/2014

A customer fills a 21 ounce cup with soda at a McDonald's on Sept. 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Health Groups Bolster NYC’s Efforts For Large Sugary Drinks Ban

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health and nine other entities filed a brief Monday. They’re calling the rule a “reasonable and measured attempt” at stemming a tide of obesity, diabetes and other illnesses.

04/28/2014

Pepsi fountain drinks (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg’s Large Sugary Drinks Ban

The Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.

10/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)/ A 32-ounce soda (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take Effect

A state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were “inherently harmful.”

08/05/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's decision to halt a super-sized sugary drinks ban. (credit: Getty Images)

Appeals Court Strikes Down Supersized Sugary Drinks Ban

The four-judge panel of the state Supreme Court Appellate Division said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban.

07/30/2013

Two-liter bottles of soda (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary Drinks

The mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it’s “time to test and evaluate approaches limiting” the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.

06/19/2013

Screen shot of new sugary drinks ad launched by the NYC health department. (credit: YouTube)

New NYC Ad Campaign Targets Sweetened Teas, Fruit Drinks

The American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.

06/03/2013

Energy Drinks (credit: EARL S.CRYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Suffolk County Lawmakers Approve Tight Restrictions On Energy Drinks

The legislation will ban the sale of energy drinks to minors at county parks and beaches as well as prohibit the marketing of energy drinks to teens.

03/19/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)/ A 32-ounce soda (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Files Notice Of Appeal Of Judge’s Decision Halting Large Sugary Drinks Ban

Speaking Tuesday at a midtown restaurant that is voluntarily adopting the city’s sugary drink policy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the ban and said he is confident the city will win in appeal.

03/12/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will appeal a judge's decision to halt a super-sized sugary drinks ban. (credit: Getty Images)

Not So Fast! Judge Halts New York City’s Super-Sized Sugary Drink Ban

New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.

03/11/2013

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opponents Of Sugary Drink Ban Face Off With City Officials In Court

Soda makers and sellers are in court over a bid to delay enforcement of New York City’s first-of-its-kind effort to limit the size of sugary drinks.

02/20/2013

Bottles of soda are displayed on a shelf on January 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Lawsuit Against NYC’s Sugary Drink Ban ‘A Disgrace’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Friday at the NAACP’s New York state branch and a network of Hispanic groups for filing a lawsuit against the city’s ban of supersized sugary drinks.

01/25/2013

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New York City Lawyers, Beverage Industry Duel In Court Over Big Drink Ban

The beverage industry is trying to take the fizz out of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s big sugary soda ban. The two sides battled like Coke versus Pepsi in court on Wednesday.

01/23/2013

Large sugary drinks facing ban (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

American Beverage Association Among Those Suing NYC Over Sugary Drink Crackdown

The new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and applies to both bottled and fountain drinks.

10/12/2012

A man walks past a Coca Cola vending mac

New Vending Machines To Show Calories, Offer More Options

The machines will let customers see the calorie counts for drinks before they make their purchases.

10/08/2012

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