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New York Court to Hear Bloomberg Large Soda Ban Case

The state's highest court agreed Thursday to hear New York City's appeal of a ruling that blocked Mayor Bloomberg's effort to stop many eateries from selling super-sized, sugary drinks.

The Court of Appeals granted a request by city officials to challenge a mid-level court decision that struck down the measure in August.

Arguments and a decision by the top court are expected next year.

The lower court said the city Board of Health exceeded its authority by putting a 16-ounce size limit on high-calorie soft drinks. The cap would have applied to restaurants, stadiums and many other places.

Source: NBC New York. Read full article. (link)

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