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New York City loses final appeal on ban of large soda sales

Mayor Michael Bloomberg had originally pushed for the

Mayor Michael Bloomberg had originally pushed for the ban as a way to fight obesity. (June 26, 2014 12:23 PM)

The city lost its final appeal on limiting the sales of large sodas.

The New York State Appeals Court ruled that the Department of Health overstepped its boundaries when it restricted the size of sodas. The court is siding with a lower court that overturned the 2012 ban, which former Mayor Michael Bloomberg had originally pushed for as a way to fight obesity.

City Health Commissioner...

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