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

June 20, 2012

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.



New York City Seeks To Ban Large Size Sugary Drinks From Some Retail Establishments

May 31, 2012
New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort...