Appeals Court Declares New York Large Soda Ban Unconstitutional

July 30, 2013

The state Supreme Court Appellate Division court has ruled that New York board of health overstepped its legal authority and acted too much like a legislature when it put a size limit of soda that could be sold in the city, according to the Associated Press. The court declared the action unconstitutional. Full article. 


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New York City Postpones Large Soda Ban Fines

Jan. 17, 2013
New York's board of health has agreed not to collect fines for three months from retailers selling sugary-beverages in sizes over 16-ounces; however, the requirement will start...