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NYC’s Super-size Soda Ban declared Unconstitutional

By O’Neill Institute

This post was written by Alberto Alemanno, O’Neill Institute Scholar .  It was originally published at . Any questions or comments about this post can be directed to  Note: The O’Neill Institute’s discussion of the appellate court’s decision can be found here. In Spring 2012, New York City’s Mayor unveiled plans to limit the serving […]

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Sugary Beverages Have Their Day in Court

By Aliza Glasner

          Yesterday, the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court (“the Court”) affirmed the State’s Supreme Court decision finding that the New York City Board of Health and Mental Hygiene’s  (DOHMH) Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule, or the “Soda Ban” was unconstitutional. Accordingly, the Appellate Court concluded that “in promulgating […]

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