Thursday, September 13, 2012
NEW YORK CITY HEALTH BOARD UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES SODA BAN
The New York City Board of Health on Thursday approved a ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. The ban, an initiative by the city’s mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), was expected to pass, but soda companies have led a concerted effort to portray the policy as an impingement on personal freedoms. The ban passed by a vote of 8-0.
Posted by Timsomor at 9/13/2012 07:12:00 PM