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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYS Senate Dems Reunited

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief for Capital New York, talks about the soda ban ruling, the latest labor deals and the breakaway IDC returns to the fold to give the Senate Democrats a majority in Albany... next term.

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WNYC News

Tax Soda Calories, Economist Says

Monday, June 02, 2014

A new study says people are more likely to by lower-calorie beverages if sugary ones cost more.

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WNYC News

Court Upholds Ruling Striking Down Large Soda Ban

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

An appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that struck down a ban on large, sugary drinks from being served in restaurants, theaters and other eateries in New York City. 

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WNYC News

Bloomberg's Record on Health Initiatives

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

WNYC

A state judge's ruling that blocked Mayor Bloomberg's plan banning the sale of large sugary beverages is a setback amid a string of influential victories for the mayor's health initiatives, including banning trans fats in restaurants and smoking in public places.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Soda-Popcalypse

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Nestor Davidson, professor and director of the Fordham Urban Law Center, and Sierra Tishgart, assistant editor of Grub Street at New York Magazine, explain Judge Tingling's ruling blocking enforcement of Mayor Bloomberg's sugary drink restrictions.

 

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The Takeaway

Judge Strikes Down New York's Large Soda Ban

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s large soda ban drew comparisons to over-bearing parenting and prohibition. It was scheduled to go into effect beginning today, but before it could, New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling struck it down yesterday afternoon.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway | March 12, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NAACP Against the Soda Ban

Friday, January 25, 2013

The NAACP came out against Mayor Bloomberg's ban on large, sugary drinks. WNYC's Fred Mogul and Keli Goff, The Root's political correspondent and writer for their Blogging The Beltway blog, discuss why the NAACP has taken this position.

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WNYC News

NAACP, Beverage Lobby Challenge City's Soda Ban

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Restaurants, beverage producers and the NAACP are in court on Wednesday challenging the city’s new rule that limits the size of sugary sodas in food service establishments.

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Features

Spa NYC: Fitness Proposals for Tourists

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

WNYC

Mayor Mike's war against obesity has employed a wide array of weapons, including posted calorie counts at fast food restaurant chains, an end to transfats in baked goods, 1,000 new permits for street carts selling veggies and, most recently, a ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. But here's another tool he might want to consider: banning eating around the city's landmarks and tourist hot spots.

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WNYC News

Industry Sues Over NYC's Super-sized Soda Crackdown

Friday, October 12, 2012

Soft-drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block New York City's move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Soda 'Ban' Puts Bloomberg to the Left of Obama on Regulations

Friday, September 14, 2012

This bold, unapologetically regulatory and somewhat nannyish would not be instigated on the federal level by Obama or any president.

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WNYC News

City Bans Big, Sugary Drinks at Eateries, Theaters

Thursday, September 13, 2012

New York City's health board has passed a rule banning super-sized, sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands and other eateries.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Big Soda, Good Government and the Nanny State Lie

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Soda drinkers are the victim of concerted efforts to sell them more and more soda without regard to their health.

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