Beverage Group Sues NYC Over Ad Campaign Records

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT) -- The American Beverage Association on Friday accused the New York City Department of Health of violating the state's freedom of information law by refusing to turn over data about its controversial advertising campaign aimed at limiting sugary drink consumption.

The ABA filed the suit in New York state court, saying the health department refused to turn over public memos, reports, studies and emails that provided evidence that the city's "Pouring on the Pounds" campaign to get people to stop drinking sugary drinks might not be scientifically...
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