Legality of Big Soda Ban Stirs Debate

, The Associated Press


If New York City bans big sodas, what's next? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater popcorn? The 16-ounce strip steak? Opponents of the proposed ban may use that slippery-slope argument along with other legal strategies to try to block the first-in-the-nation rule.

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  • DefenderCliff

    This proposed law discriminates against poor people who like to share a large beverage rather than purchase two smaller ones at a higher cost. It is the most ridiculous people control proposal that I've ever heard. It's an embarrassment to all NY'ers.

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