Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley speaks at a news conference at City Hall in New York

 
Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley speaks at a news conference at City Hall in New York
Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley (R) speaks at a news conference regarding a new proposed ban on soft drinks over 16 ounces at City Hall in New York, May 31, 2012. Under the proposed law, all soft drinks over 16 ounces will be banned in restaurants and stores that fall under the jurisdiction of New York City. The proposed law is a part of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Obesity Task Force initiative and is aimed at lowering city-wide obesity. REUTERS/Andrew Burton (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS FOOD HEALTH)