City Loses Appeal to Enact Large-Soda Ban

, New York Law Journal


A Manhattan appellate panel concluded that the executive branch lacked the authority to unilaterally adopt a policy requiring the consent of the City Council.

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  • rnh

    This seems like a clear case of an agency attempting to legislate. No large sodas? How about no large ice cream cones? Could even the legislature ban large sodas?

  • ThirstQuencher

    Nanny Doomberg's tantrum over sugary drinks is a classic example of political ego run wild. He has no idea about what is better for any one individual to consume than does the man-in-the-moon.
    It would certainly be better for the fiscal health of New Yorkers if Doomberg took the total cost of pursuing this litigation and spent it on something worthwhile. Perhaps hiring a few police officers or firefighters.

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