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Appeals court strikes down
NYC´s big-soda ban

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:toledo, 7/30/2013 12:24:41 PM

NEW YORK - New York City´s crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice. An appeals court ruled Tuesday that New York City´s Board of Health exceeded its legal authority and acted unconstitutionally when it tried to put a size limit on soft drinks served in city restaurants. The state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel upheld a lower court decision that had delayed the measure before it took effect in March. The rule would stop many eateries from selling non-diet soda and other sugar-laden beverages in containers bigger than 16 ounces. The beverage industry and other opponents

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: losgatos, 7/30/2013 12:27:38 PM     (No. 9449747)

Bloomie just won´t give up.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 7/30/2013 12:41:18 PM     (No. 9449767)

Maybe he´ll do a O´Holder and just ignore the court ruling...?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: janylou, 7/30/2013 12:41:27 PM     (No. 9449768)

Nice to know there is some sanity there. We know the Blooming idiot has none,

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 7/30/2013 12:48:12 PM     (No. 9449779)

...exceeded its legal authority and acted unconstitutionally...

Agreed, #2. Why can´t the case be made to the courts about what´s going on non-stop in the Executive Branch of the federal government?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/30/2013 12:52:37 PM     (No. 9449788)

And now he pulls a Rahm Emanuel and bans certain business from the big apple citing ´family values and wishing to keep them´?

Or does he pull a zippy and enforce his law anyway with no regard to what the courts may say?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/30/2013 2:30:47 PM     (No. 9449934)

Looks like Bloomers took it the Bloomers.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 7/30/2013 2:55:41 PM     (No. 9449974)

If Weiner gets in...

Will he thrust himself... sorry... inject himself... into this Big Gulp issue... ?

That wood s.uck.

He´d be using a straw man argument...

Just like O-Bomber.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 7/30/2013 3:22:52 PM     (No. 9450005)

And what about all the taxpayer money wasted on this?! Can we have the court put a lien on some of Bloomie´s stuff?

So thanks, Bloomie, you prissy, officious, meddling little poster boy for all the ills Short Man´s Disease brings.

And no, we really didn´t need yet another example proving that vast wealth doesn´t bring, or mean, good sense or real intelligence.

#4: It´s not a matter of whether it can be done. As is too often the case, the issue is a failure of will to do.

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
~~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Just because you think you´re Napoleon doesn´t mean this is France."
~~ Unknown

"The trouble ain´t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain´t distributed right."
~~ Mark Twain

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