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A couple drink soda beverages in New York, May 31, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Sides Make Spirited Arguments For And Against Bloomberg’s Big Drink Ban Proposal

The mayor’s 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.

07/24/2012

Kim Ward holds an extra large soft drink from McDonald's in Brooklyn. (credit:  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images))

Both Sides Of Proposed NYC Big Drink Ban Face Off Ahead Of First Public Hearing

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.

07/23/2012

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)

Poll: New Yorkers Oppose Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Quinnipiac University poll found that New Yorkers are opposed to the proposed ban 51 to 46 percent.

06/13/2012

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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

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

Mayor Bloomberg Defends Proposed Soft Drink Ban Despite Growing Criticism

Mayor Bloomberg fiercely defended his proposed ban on super-sized soft drinks on Sunday.

06/03/2012

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

FILE - A Burger King customer drinks a soda while eating lunch at a Burger King restaurant. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed Ban On Large Sugary Drinks Drawing Mixed Reaction From New Yorkers

So how do you feel about downsizing the sugary drinks? Is Mayor Michael Bloomberg going too far? On Thursday, we took the pulse of the people on this beverage ban.

05/31/2012

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Beverage Industry Touts Choices, Portion Size In New Subway Ad Campaign

The American Beverage Association is rolling out an ad campaign touting “More Choices, Smaller Portions, Fewer Calories.” The ads will reportedly appear in the subway system.

05/09/2012

FILE - A picture of various cans of soda. (Photo credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

1 Soda A Day Equals 50 Pounds Of Sugar A Year, Says NYC Health Department

The New York City Health Department is launching a new campaign to show just how much sugar is in a can of soda.

10/25/2011

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NY Restaurant Gets Ticket For Soda Machine Sludge In Storm Drain

Inspectors told the Board of Health that the worker in Nyack improperly disposed of foul-smelling residue from a soda machine.

09/22/2011

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Mayor Looks To Ban Sugary Drinks From Food Stamp Users

First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.

CBS 2–10/07/2010

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