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Appeals court to consider NYC soda ban

A judge invalidated the sugary drink ban one day before it was set to take effect

As summer heats up, an appeals court on Tuesday will consider whether New Yorkers should be able to quench their thirst with super-sized sodas.

Lawyers for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will argue in favor of a proposed ban that would prohibit businesses subject to health inspections—including restaurants, stadiums, delis and movie theaters—from selling sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces.

Alanna Byrne

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