NYC Sweet-Drink Size Cap Won't Bring Fines Till June

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 5:29 PM EST) -- New York City's first-in-the-nation sugary drink portion limit, which prohibits city eateries from selling sweet beverages larger than 16 ounces in size, will not generate fines until June although the controversial policy officially goes into effect in March, the city said Tuesday.

Thousands of eateries, food carts and other regulated establishments including movie theaters regulated by the New York City Department of Health could end up getting slapped with fines of up to $200 for violating the rule designed to combat obesity and the rampant costs...
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