Posted 25.07.2012 08:33:27 UTC
Updated 25.07.2012 08:41:10 UTC
However, the ban on large sodas did not deter hundreds who showed up on Tuesday either to praise the measure as a way to battle obesity or oppose it as pointless and unfair.
The proposal before the city Board of Health, the first of its kind in the nation, would limit servings of sugary drinks to 16 ounces (473 ml) at most
restaurants, theaters, delis, vending carts and stadium concessions.