The sin-tax sheriff is back on the job.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing another ban on unhealthy foods. This time, he wants to outlaw super-sized sodas and other sugary drinks.
The first-in-the-nation ban would limit sweet drinks to 16 ounces at venues across the city ranging from restaurants to street carts to movie theaters — that means those extra-large cup holders at Lowe’s are about to get awfully lonely.
No word, yet, on any plans to levy special ‘weight taxes’ on the obese. But, I’m sure that’s coming….
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/05/31/nyc-plans-to-ban-sales-sugary-drinks-over-16-ounces/#ixzz1wSvX8blS