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Report: De Blasio Administration Considering New Ways To Implement Soda Ban

The fight to ban large sugary sodas in New York City may not be over after all.

10/16/2014

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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

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)

City Launches New Campaign Against Sugary Drinks

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.

11/25/2013

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De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.

10/18/2013

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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

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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

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)

Eye On New York: Bloomberg’s Bad Few Weeks, Mouth Off To Montone And More

On this Sunday’s Eye On New York, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler sat down with CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer to discuss some recent rulings that did not go Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s way.

08/04/2013

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

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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

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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

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Bloomberg Calls On State To Implement Sugary Drink Ban

The city has jurisdiction over restaurants, movie theaters, fast food restaurants and street carts, but not supermarkets or convenience stores that do not serve prepared foods.

02/25/2013

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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

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