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Soda ban

A new report in the Times claims the soda industry seems to be starting to crumble at last.
One Brooklyn lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require soft drink manufacturers to label their wares with their unhealthy side effects, which include diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.
The Mayor has been meeting with industry execs to reach a compromise regarding the contested legislation.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper have vowed to help consumers cut the number of calories they consume through beverages by one-fifth over the next decade.
Good luck with that!
Like a caffeinated Rasputin releasing his gnarled grip on the riverbank of our thirst, the law requiring people to purchase two large drinks instead of a single, sickeningly giant drink, is dead.
It's a softer side of Bloomberg, one we don't often see between the grumpiness and stop and frisk hysteria.
START STOCKPILING THE COCA-COLA, BILL'S COMING FOR OUR CUPS, Y'ALL.
Two lower courts have found it unconstitutional.
NYC wants the Court of Appeals to expedite the appeal.
Bloomberg called it a "temporary setback."
Mayor Bloomerg's third term ends in a mere seven months and he's working against the clock to overturn a court order that halted his signature legacy soda ban back in March.
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