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Board Of Health OKs Plan For Public Hearings On Mayor’s Big Drink Ban

The proposal would put a 16-ounce limit of sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and would apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.

06/12/2012

Twenty-ounce bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan deli on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Calls Big Drink Ban Proposal ‘Pointless’ And ‘Silly’

As Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to tout his plan to ban over-sized sugary drinks in New York City, some city lawmakers are speaking out against the proposal.

06/01/2012