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3:37 am
Thu September 13, 2012

NYC To Vote On Controversial Sugary Drinks Ban

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 3:45 am

The New York City Board of Health is set to vote Thursday on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial plan to ban large sugary drinks. The beverage industry is mounting a fierce campaign against the ban. But public health experts say it's a good first step to combat rising obesity rates.

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