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Latest court ruling stops NYC soda ban from becoming law, again

Published July 31, 2013 9:16 am

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A state appeals court has ruled that New York City's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was an illegal overreach of executive power.

Latest court ruling stops NYC soda ban from becoming law, again

Soda cups of various sizes are seen at a New York City food court in March. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)(Reuters) — New York City's plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was an illegal overreach of executive power, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, upholding a lower court decision in March that struck down the law.The law, which would have prohibited those businesses from selling sodas and other sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces, "violated the ...

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