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New York City has some of the toughest laws restricting trans fat and smoking and -- -- can now there's word.
The New York department of health commissioner is considering adding a ban on happy hour.
At issue is whether discounted drinks specials lead people over indulge.
More than a dozen states have happy hour bans in place already.
But today the city's mayor Michael Bloomberg denied reports that New York has no plans to add to the list.
Back to lawyers prosecutor judge and -- criminal defense attorney.
Rain these Ellison happy hours band a lot of places you can't get extra drinks for the same price you can get cheaper drinks during a certain time period it just not a laugh out.
I mean it's -- shocked anybody surprised him because -- -- -- You know talking smoking we're talking walking across the street in certain areas in New York City not allowed -- -- -- tried to take salt off the table so -- why is anybody surprised since in this you know and again as you said chip.
Nineteen seats over to put that into place so you know he had a department of health -- saying it's health concerns such thinking early start treating cheaper.
-- -- later I was going to be more drugs so visit there is a valid outside the department of health but how far is Big Brother stepping in and saying you can't control your -- behavior.
At what point do we stop telling people what to do and instead educate and if -- concerned about people.
Drinking too much or young people drinking too much merely telling them that it's now illegal.
How's the war on drugs has that going for us and we've made drugs illegal lost it over so -- -- go into any happy I was going to change any.
How do you go I don't understand is McDonald's can be open 24 hours today but.
Very 24 -- today but liquor stores and and and bars and such they have all these.
-- that's that's that's the point what's the next step -- -- gonna go -- McDonald's down -- the gonna show how thought -- The department of health facility tried to take -- toys out of the happy meal with that failed at Ronald McDonald.
You know what I'm saying I have no part of -- what is it what is it that makes the government think it can regulate.
People into a position where they act responsibly because the commissioner is a marathon runner.
-- is a big health advocate.
We should really put people in there who actually know something about drinking and they could probably make a more intelligent decision as to whether or not this is the right way.
To stop people from drinking too much and stop young people from drinking.
-- -- -- laws against Joseph Andrew young people drinking -- of -- how those -- -- well you date they were better than laws against many other things they think it's very -- kids get drinks around here.
I mean that's the point intentions are good at what they're trying to do the promising to get too -- push back because you're saying.
No you know people who go to happy how do not want to hear it and when that's a college student or somebody who's you know seven years old sitting on a bar stool -- nobody wants to hear it's gonna and so.
The we'd have progressing in that -- they're approaching the problem is not the right way to -- too -- -- we'll see what they do is who said about a lot of other things they do everything else -- wanna.
Guys -- -- 100 years since his past now --
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