Massachusetts Mayor Davis Seeks To Ban Large Size Sugary Drinks From Restaurants

Inspired by the actions taken by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg against large size drinks, the mayor of Cambridge, Mass., Henrietta Davis, has proposed limiting the size of sweetened beverages available from local restaurants, according to the Boston Globe, Boston, Mass. She cites the increased risk of obesity and diabetes as her reasons. Davis is also considering a voluntary agreement by vendors or creating an incentive program, rather than using regulation to limit serving sizes. For the full story click here.