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.
Top NY Court Will Review Bloomberg's Large Sugary Drinks BanThe Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in July.
City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take EffectA 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."
Appeals Court Strikes Down Supersized Sugary Drinks BanThe 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.
Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary DrinksThe 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.
New NYC Ad Campaign Targets Sweetened Teas, Fruit DrinksThe American Beverage Association says the ads oversimplify the causes of obesity.
Suffolk County Lawmakers Approve Tight Restrictions On Energy DrinksThe 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.
NYC Files Notice Of Appeal Of Judge's Decision Halting Large Sugary Drinks BanSpeaking 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.