Friday, June 27, 2014
New York's highest state court, the Court of Appeals, rejected the city's ban on sodas larger than 16 ounces yesterday. The case, New York Statewide Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce v. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, No. 134 (N.Y., June 26, 2014) begins:
We hold that the New York City Board of Health, in adopting the "Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule", exceeded the scope of its regulatory authority.
The New York Times' Michael M. Grynbaum has a story here.