NEW YORK -- The vote is in, and super-sized soft drinks are out.
New York City's Board of Health approved Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on big-size sugary beverages.
The measure, which could go into effect as early as March, places a 16-ounce cap on bottled drinks and fountain beverages sold at New York City restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts.
It applies to sugary drinks that have more than 25 calories per 8 ounces. It would not affect 100% juice or beverages with more than 50% milk or milk substitute.
Wow! I am a bit surprised that this ban was approved! What do you think about it? Agree or not?