Drink as Much as You Want: Court Rules Ban on Larger Sugary Drinks is Illegal

Updated: Thursday, June 26 2014, 11:35 PM EDT
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NEW YORK, NY (Dawn Faugl) -- New York City's controversial ban on large sugary drinks is no more. Thursday, New York's court of appeals ruled the ban is illegal.

The court ruled the city's health department overstepped its bounds when it put a 16 ounce cap on sugary beverages. Two lower courts also ruled against the plan.

Former New York city mayor Michael Bloomber pushed for the ban as a way to fight obesity and other health problems.Drink as Much as You Want: Court Rules Ban on Larger Sugary Drinks is Illegal
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