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Soda Ban

  1. Coke and Taxes
    Voters Overwhelmingly Approved America’s First Soda TaxTake a big gulp: It’s a penny per ounce.
  2. Soda Ban
    Mayor de Blasio Is Still Quietly Trying to Ban Your SodaHe’s holding “high-level meetings” on “the best way to reach that goal.”
  3. nanny state
    Bloomberg Soda Ban Really Dead This TimeBig Gulps for everyone. 
  4. Fizzled
    The Soda Ban Is Really, Truly DeadThe city says the ruling “does not change the fact that sugary-drink consumption is a key driver of the obesity epidemic.”
  5. The Ban Is Back
    As Promised, de Blasio Hates Your Sugary Sodas As Much As Bloomberg DidCity lawyers vow they’ll fight for the ban in court this June.
  6. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Hopes His Replacement Will Also Obsess Over Soda Ban“Or this carnage is just going to continue.”
  7. New Yorkers May Continue Drinking Enormous Sodas For NowThe state appeals court ruled against Mayor Bloomberg today. 
  8. Soda Ban
    State Appeals Court Reviews New York’s Soda BanExactly three months after a judge struck down the ban.
  9. The Fizz
    Marin County Announces Summer-Long Soda BanThe driest county in the world.
  10. The Food Police
    California Considers Junk Food Ban On State Property Vending MachinesNaturally, alarmists are moaning about “nanny state tactics.”
  11. Soda Ban
    The New York Daily News Pushes for the Soda Ban’s ComebackBloomberg will be pleased.
  12. Modern Love
    Soda Judge Presides Over Wedding, Causes Couple to Fight About the BanModern love.
  13. Video Feed
    Watch Steve Carell Bring Letterman Double Gulp SodasIn honor of the ban on the soda ban.
  14. food fights
    Minority Groups’ Soda Industry Ties QuestionedSoda companies say their reasons for giving away millions are pure.
  15. photo op
    Mayor Bloomberg Stares at 64-Ounce Cup With Bewilderment and Disgust“You sicken me.”
  16. ink-stained wretches
    Judging the Soda-Ban Front Pages of the New York TabloidsWho had the best clip art? Who had the worst pun?
  17. the third terminator
    On Letterman, Bloomberg Defends Big Soda Ban, Gives Cheez-Its a Pass“Cheez-Its are okay. That’s my addiction,” he says.
  18. nanny state
    Piers Morgan Tries to Sell Christine Quinn on a Big-Soda ‘Nanny State’“We all need a bit of nannying about.”
  19. With Only Hours to Spare, State Judge Strikes Down Soda Ban [Updated]Bloomberg can not be pleased right now. 
  20. Reversals
    No More Soda Ban: State Judge Halts Sugary-Drink RegulationsCiting regulations “fraught with arbitrary and capricious consequences,” a New York supreme court judge puts a stop to the soda ban.
  21. nanny bloomberg
    What You Can and Can’t Drink Once the Giant-Soda Ban Begins Tomorrow A handy guide.
  22. New Rules
    How, Exactly, the Sugary-Drink Ban Will Affect You [Update: It Won’t Affect YouCan you drink venti Frappuccinos the same way? What about marshmallow vodka? Gatorade? We’ve got all possible scenarios covered.
  23. Food Politics
    Who’s in Favor of Bloomberg’s Sugary Drink Ban?Not black voters. Not women. Not Brooklynites.
  24. nanny state
    Bloomberg Would Love to Take His Soda Ban StatewideDon’t worry, Cuomo won’t let him do it.
  25. Soda Ban
    Clubs Inconvenienced by Bloomberg’s BanBad day for bottle-service bros.
  26. Bans
    Soda Ban Opponents Now Include the NAACP and the Hispanic FederationThe NAACP and the Hispanic Federation argue the soda ban is also an issue of “racial fairness.”
  27. nanny bloomberg
    Fight Over Bloomberg’s Soda Ban Gets a Little Bit Racial [Updated]The NAACP and the Hispanic federation claim the rules unfairly affect minorities.
  28. Food Politics
    The Soda-Ban Lessons Bloomberg Can Learn From Denmark’s Failed Fat TaxWhat Denmark’s fat-tax failure proved in very real, nontheoretical terms is that government edicts won’t do much to change people’s unhealthy eating habits.
  29. Fizzing Out
    Soda Manufacturers Fight for Their Right to Sell Large-Size SodasMr. Pibb goes to Washington.
  30. lawsuits
    Soda Peddlers Sue to Stop Bloomberg BanDon’t mess with the soda people.
  31. Exact Change
    Calorie Counts Coming to Soda Vending MachinesYou will never not know how many calories that Fanta has.
  32. Soda Ban
    New Nets Arena Will Play Along With Soda BanBruce Ratner says Barclays Center will get an early start on the ban.
  33. the third terminator
    Bloomberg Taunts Soda Ban Enemies With Billions“How much were they spending again?”
  34. Fizz Away
    Not So Sweet: Board of Health Approves Soda BanAnything larger than a sixteen-ounce cup may soon be a collector’s item.
  35. nanny state
    You Have Six Months to Suck Down Giant Sodas, Starting NowThe Board of Health approved the ban on sugary drinks larger than sixteen ounces.
  36. Fizz
    National Restaurant Association Calls Upcoming Soda Ban ‘Confusion in aThat’s the whole point.
  37. ask a best doctor
    Ask a Best Doctor: Why Doesn’t Bloomberg Just Promote Diet Soda?Forty-ounce Fresca, anyone?
  38. nanny state
    Public Hearing on Soda Ban Lacks Input From PublicBut includes plenty of grandstanding from officials and industry reps.
  39. Barbaric Gulps
    ‘Million Big Gulp March’ Proves We’re Still Awesome at WastingProtestors need soda!
  40. from my cold dead hands
    Chatting With Soda-Ban Protesters Outside City HallSome of them didn’t even really care about soda. 
  41. Soda Ban
    In Retaliation to Soda Ban, a ‘No Drink 4 U’ Banner HoversFizz be with you.
  42. Frisky Fresca
    Soda-Makers Spit on Bloomberg’s BanThe last straw.
  43. nanny state
    Soda Companies Fight for New York’s Right to Absurdly Large BeveragesIt’s not about selling sugar water, it’s about freedom.
  44. Health Concerns
    City Councilman Makes L.A. Feel Special With Our Own Little Soda BanMitch Englander suggests replacing the fizzy sweet stuff with water.
  45. nanny state
    Cambridge, Massachusetts Wants in on Controversial Soda BanThe city’s desperate cry for attention.
  46. Leglislature
    Soda Ban: Could Movie-Theater Popcorn Be Outlawed, Too?Maybe! But Big Gulps will still be okay under the proposed rule.
  47. nanny state
    Will Bloomberg Have Mercy on Frappuccino Lovers?Tackling the stickier aspects of New York’s soda ban.
  48. party chat
    Bloomberg’s Daughter Not a Fan of Soda BanGeorgina Bloomberg isn’t a huge fan of her dad’s proposed soda ban.
  49. Video Feed
    Watch Jon Stewart Compare the Legality of Pot and SodaPot will be a little more legal than Coke.
  50. bon mots
    Jerry Seinfeld Sees No Need for Bloomberg’s Soda Ban“Fatten them up, kill them off, and move them out.”
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