Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses large sugary drink ban on Face the Nation

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to national television Sunday to discuss at-length the upcoming ban on large sugary drinks. The mayor appeared on Face the Nation,

The ban on selling sugary drinks larger than

The ban on selling sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces takes effect this week.

NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to national television Sunday to discuss at-length the upcoming ban on large sugary drinks.

The mayor appeared on Face the Nation, saying that the new law is not a ban, but a portion control to help New Yorkers live longer, healthier lives.

The controversial ban on selling drinks larger than 16 ounces will take effect tomorrow, but violators will get a three-month grace period before the city starts doling out $200 fines. Convenience stores and supermarkets are exempt.
 

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