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BREAKING: Judge Slaps Down Bloomberg Big Gulp Ban

dnha14 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 9:14 AM
Coca Cola = 97 calories per 8 oz. Orange Juice = 110 calories per 8 oz. A calorie is a calorie. It is a measure of energy. So, if the objective is to prevent obesity, then orange juice needs to be included in the ban. However, if scurvy prevention is the main issue, then orange juice should be left alone. I don't believe I ever heard the Mayor mention scurvy in his rants. So, OJ should be included in the size limitations. It has over 10 % higher calorie count than Coca Cola.
wiseone Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 11:13 AM
"...if the objective is to prevent obesity, then orange juice needs to be included in the ban."

Don't give the basterd any ideas. He didn't stop at banning cigarettes, salt, and trans-fat. he didn't stop at banning citizens from giving food to the homeless. What makes anyone think he'll stop at banning 20 oz. bottles of coke (standard size in convenience store coolers)?

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Great news New Yorkers! You can still order that large soda with your pizza. New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling has struck down New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's "big gulp" ban on large sugary drinks. According to Fox News, the judge called Bloomberg's ban "arbitrary and capricious." The arbitrary and capricious regulations were supposed to go into effect tomorrow.

New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling commented that NYC is "enjoined and permanently restrained from implementing or enforcing the new regulations," according to the WSJ. "The...