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COCA-COLA TO NEW YORKERS: Michael Bloomberg Thinks You're Stupid

A public affairs flak from The Coca-Cola Company reached out to Business Insider this afternoon and requested that we add the company's perspective to our reporting on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of large sodas and sugary drinks. Here's the statement they sent over: “The people of New York City are much smarter than the New York City Health Department believes.
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Baylen Linnekin on Mayor Bloomberg’s War on Soda

News : Reason (2 years ago)

On Thursday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a sweeping ban on the sale of "large" sweetened beverages in the city. Unfortunately, writes Baylen Linnekin, this is nothing new from Gotham’s busybody mayor. Whether it's... Read Post

New Yorkers Sound Off on Bloomberg's Drink Ban

News : Reason (2 years ago)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlined a plan Wednesday o ban the sale of sugary soft drinks larger than 16 ounces at restaurants, movie theaters, street carts and other venues.  Reason.tv's Anthony Fisher took to the street... Read Post

New Yorkers debate ban on giant sodas at public hearing

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban the sale of large, sugary drinks was heavily debated at a public hearing Tuesday at the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Long Island City, Queens. The mayor, while ... Read Post


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