posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM
The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year.
posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:25 PM
Soda consumption is not necessarily harmful when done in moderation, the court wrote, and therefore "cannot be classified as a health hazard per se."
posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings.
More than 100 protesters gathered on the steps of City Hall on...
posted on July 13, 2012 at 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A rally has been held in New York City protesting Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed crackdown on super-sized drinks.
Monday's small protest in City Hall Park - dubbed the...