New York Pushes Envelope With XL Soft Drink Ban

New York Pushes Envelope With XL Soft Drink Ban

photo: NY Times New York mayor Bloomberg is not giving up on his fight to combat obesity. After failed attempts to impose a soda tax (shot down by the state legislature) and restricting sugary beverage purchase with food stamps (killed … Continue reading

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Should Soft Drinks Be Off Limits for Food Stamp Recipients?

Should Soft Drinks Be Off Limits for Food Stamp Recipients?

Despite New York’s well intentioned efforts, the Federal government has rejected Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to combat obesity through limitations on soft drink purchases with “food stamps”. Almost a year ago, New York suggested that the city’s participants in the SNAP … Continue reading

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