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And -- all of this is the latest effort by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg to try to curb obesity.
In this city but critics argue this new proposed -- is just another example of the government overstepping its bounds and intruding on our personal lives.
The proposed first in the nation ban would impose a sixteen ounce limit on the size of bottled -- -- sweetened drinks sold at places regulated by the city's Health Department.
Diet sodas dairy products and alcohol would not be affected that includes more than 20000 restaurants movie theaters sports and using street -- Diet sodas dairy products and alcohol would not be affected as well as the city's -- stands vending machines in convenience and grocery stores.
Opponents of the proposed measures -- this is just another instance of the Big Apple the coming in any stated that their efforts are misguided.
This statement by the New York City beverage association they strongly criticized the plan saying quote.
The New York City health department's unhealthy obsession with attacking soft drinks is again pushing them.
Over the top it's time for serious health professionals to move on and seek solutions that are going to actually curb obesity.
These Ellis proposals just distract from the hard work that needs to be done on this front.
-- 2000 studio or member New York City banned indoor smoking -- nearly all bars and restaurants in 2006.
-- became the first of an artificial trans fat from restaurants and in 2010.
New York City set guidelines recommending maximum amounts of salt for restaurant and store bought -- The proposal requires the approval of both the city's board of health -- -- commissioner at that board of health made up by people appointed by the mayor.
We're told this -- could take effect as early as march of next year Jenna.
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