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Bottles and cans of Pepsi soda are seen on display in a store. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texans Sweet And Sour On Sweet Drink Ban Idea

There’s new evidence that the nation may be souring on sweets—especially sugary drinks. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 oz. The first-of-its-kind ban in the US would include drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and sports venues. But, convenience and grocery stores would be exempted. The goal is to combat soaring obesity rates.

05/31/2012