Mayor’s Plan To Ban Large Size Sugary Beverages Outrages New Yorkers

Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban on certain sugary drinks in New York City restaurants, movie theaters, food carts and concession stands has many New Yorkers outraged, according to NBC. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: No one should be surprised by the results of this poll; who wants to be told what they can and can’t purchase?

The mayor’s spokesperson indicates the mayor didn’t expect the ban to be popular. It’s very likely the mayor wants to draw attention to a problem that has not yet been successfully addressed; rising obesity and the high cost it places on government and society as a whole.

My blog in today’s VendingMarketWatch calls on readers to do more than complain about the mayor’s proposal. 06-06-12 By Elliot Maras