The proposed soda ban in NYC was struck down by a state Supreme Court judge. If you have not heard about this story here is a quick synopsis:
The soda manufactures, restaurants and other businesses sued stating the law was overreach into citizens’ personal liberty.
The judge struck down the law calling it, “arbitrary and capricious,” due to the many and varied loopholes in the law. For example: only businesses monitored by the health department (such as restaurants) had to follow the ban; grocery stores and 7-11’s did not have to. Sweetened milk products, like milkshakes, were allowed even though they contained just as much sugar as other beverages. And coffee would be handed to customers unsweetened but they would be handed as many sugar packets as they requested.
What are your thoughts about this?
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