Posts Tagged ‘new yorkers for beverage choices’

Unlikely Victims of the Proposed Soda Ban Speak Out

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

DSC_0668 Council member Rosie Mendez hears business owners’ concerns over ‘arbitrary’ law By Paul Bisceglio Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed ban on sales of large sugary beverages has kept city politicians and soft-drink industry officials buzzing all summer. Last week, however, City Council Member Rosie Mendez took a walk downtown to talk to people whose opinions on [&hellip
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Soda Ban Debate Sees Its First Action

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Proponents and opponents voice their opinion regarding Bloomberg’s unique proposal The debate over Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban raged on Tuesday, having started at 1 p.m. but lasting over 80 minutes past its initial expected ending time, the New York Times reports. Representatives from the board of health, union advocates, consumer advocates, health experts politicians, even a [&hellip
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Coalition Against Soda Ban Trying To Amass Support

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons Brooklyn flooded with picketers voicing opposition against Bloomberg proposal More contention against Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban bloomed again this weekend, as the New Yorkers for Beverage Choices hit the sands of Brooklyn this weekend in effort to voice their opinion. Members of the coalition, along with supports of the coalition’s efforts, canvassed along Coney [&hellip
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