Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Nanny Bloomberg foiled Again - Appeals court upholds ruling striking down NYC’s large soda ban


Al Hirschfeld art Bloomberg Soda Pour Over Head Collage
 
Mayor Bloomberg ’s big soda ban is still dead. A state appeals court Tuesday upheld a lower court decision blocking the mayor’s controversial ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces, ruling that the Bloomberg-controlled Board of Health had overstepped its powers In unanimous finding, the First Department of the state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division said far-reaching actions like the soda ban are matters better suited for the state Legislature or City Council, not the [...]

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