Bloomberg Says NYC Sugary Drink Limit Will Survive Suits

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 6:56 PM EDT) -- With New York City's Board of Health voting Thursday to ban city eateries from selling sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the force behind the first-in-the-nation policy, predicted to Law360 that the controversial curb would survive an assault in court.

The so-called "soda ban," which applies to 24,000 restaurants, delis, food carts and stadiums regulated by the city's health department — but not to markets, grocers or other retailers who sell groceries — is likely to draw a challenge, its opponents say, because...
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