New York City bans sales of large sugary drinks

JUST IN: New York City’s Board of Health has approved a ban on sales of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces. This is the first restriction of its kind in the U.S., The New York Times reports.

Photo: From left, Benjamin, 8, Alana, 10, and Sara Lesczynski, 8, of New York hold “Big Gulp” drinks while protesting the proposed “soda-ban” that New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has suggested in New York on July 9, 2012. (Andrew Burton / Reuters)

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    Thank goodness we have government to control what’s good for us. Oh wait, you can still buy a dozen donuts no problem?...
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    Yeah, this doesn’t make a lot of sense. Also, nothing is going to stop people who really want those 32+ oz drinks from...
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    government. It is not...parent and we are not its children, it doesn’t get to decide what...
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    Good job!
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