New York Soda Ban: Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Back Bloomberg's Plan"Nobody is restricting the amount of sodas you can buy or the amount of sodas you can drink," he said, noting that people would be free to purchase multiple 16-ounce cups or bottles if they liked.
Mormon Myths Debunked: Officially Okay To Drink SodaThose oh-so-scandalous photos of Mitt Romney consuming the occassional Diet Coke have officially lost their controversial luster, because the Church of Latter Day Saints has finally stepped up to be like, "Uh, it's not against the rules for Mormons to ...
'Soda Ban' Changes Won't Be Revealed Until VoteMayor Michael Bloomberg's administration plans to keep tightly under wraps any potential changes to a controversial proposal to restrict the sale of large-sugary drinks in New York City until the day of the Board of Health's vote next month, the city's ...
60% in City Oppose Bloomberg's Soda Ban, Poll FindsOnly one in six said they did not drink soda at all. The plan has galvanized a national debate over runaway obesity rates, and New Yorkers who agree with the ban pointed to its potential health benefits, particularly in combating obesity. But those ...
Despite Outcry, No Changes on 'Soda Ban'After months of heated debate, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday his administration isn't contemplating any changes to his proposal to ban restaurants and other venues from selling large-size sugary drinks. In late May, Mr. Bloomberg proposed ...
Swallowing "Soda Ban" Secrecy: Final Plan Won't Be Disclosed Until VoteWe have just two weeks before the Board of Health passes the so-called soda ban—Mayor Bloomberg's latest initiative to ruin New Yorkers' lives/stop the obesity epidemic.
Handcuffed By Soda Ban, Koslowitz Polls RestaurantsMayor Michael Bloomberg's soda ban is the story of the summer - and as Labor Day approaches, a resolution, one way or another, is on the horizon.
New Movie Stirs Up Weighty Debate About Soul Food, Sodas and HealthLater a panel discussion ensued on everything from the popular resistance to the New York City soda-ban to whether it's problematic that yet another movie puts African-American dirty laundry on display.
Secondary Sources: New York City Jobs, Soda Bans and America's Fertility Rate-Soda Bans: James Surowiecki takes up Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial policy of banning large sodas. While the New Yorker columnist agrees Bloomberg's latest public-health policy smacks of a "nanny-state mentality," he provides three solid ...
Opposition to Proposed Beverage Ban Continues to Grow"I am proud to stand by more than 200,000 fellow New Yorkers to highlight the inequitable and arbitrary nature of the proposed 'soda ban.'" As the New York City Board of Health's final ruling on September 13 quickly approaches, New Yorkers are speaking ...
New Yorkers back Bloomberg; oppose soda ban, breastfeeding pushAbout 54 percent of New Yorkers are against Bloomberg's plan to ban sodas larger than 16 ounces, while 42 percent think it's a good idea.
Our View: Portland school soda ban a good lesson for kidsThat misses the best thing about the soda ban: This policy will support parents who try to teach their children to make healthy food choices but have been undermined at school by lax nutrition policies.
Soda Ban Opponents Gear Up For 'Impact Tour' While Councilmembers Push ...New Yorkers for Beverage Choices, the group closely tied to the soda industry, announced today that they are beginning an "Impact Tour" of the city's neighborhoods, designed to "educate community leaders and business owners about the ban and give them ...
Mike Bloomberg's Soda Ban and the Case for PaternalismMike Bloomberg's Soda Ban and the Case for Paternalism. By Ta-Nehisi Coates. Tweet Aug 8 2012, 9:15 AM ET Comment. I am mildly opposed to Michael Bloomberg's super-size soda ban, but I think James Suroweicki makes a good case: An executive at ...
Soda banned in schools, sport drinks still aroundSoda banned in schools, sport drinks still around. Instead of actually trying to combat excess calorie consumption - the real root of obesity - health officials seem to be focusing their efforts on fighting the soda industry.
Soda Ban and Small BusinessesAdvertisement. According to a report from Forbes magazine published on July 23th: Remember a few weeks ago when defenders of Mayor Bloomberg's move to ban large sodas simply could not imagine how it was going to seriously inconvenience anyone?
Portland Schools ban soda sales, aim for healthier snacksPORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- If you're going to a school sponsored event in Portland this year, don't expect to see any soda. Soda sales are now banned at school and at school functions, including sporting events, except when non-school groups ...
Staten Islanders Oppose Bloomberg's Soda BanSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - A recent Quinnipiac University poll found that only 23% of Staten Islanders would support Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed soda ban, reports SILive.com. Bloomberg's proposal would ban the sale of sodas and other sugary ...
No local toast for New York's soda banDominic Inferrera holds a homemade sign during a protest in opposition to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to prohibit licensed food establishments from using containers larger than 16 ounces to serve high-calorie drinks at City Hall in New York, ...
New Yorkers against super-size soda banNew Yorkers against super-size soda ban. (AFP) - Aug 16, 2012. NEW YORK - An overwhelming majority of New Yorkers oppose Mayor Michael Bloomberg's unprecedented proposal for banning super-sized sweet drinks and his support for breastfeeding, ...