by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq.
In March 2013, Mayor Bloomberg's newly passed NYC soda ban law will go into effect. The new law prohibits the municipal sale of soda and sugar laden drinks larger than 16 ounces. The general purpose behind the law is to combat obesity. But will the new law truly serve the purpose behind the law?
In the "super size" society of today, excessive food and drink portions have become the new normal. It used to be that a 12 ounce can of soda would be considered a full size drink. But today, it seems that what society considers to be a full size soda, is closer to 24 ounces than it is to 12 ounces. So will the new law actually stop people from drinking more than 16 ounces of soda with their meals?
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