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Mayor Bloomberg’s ambitious plan to ban sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces in food and beverage establishments throughout New York City has been overturned, Reuters reports. NYC’s health-conscious Mayor introduced the ban last year after failing to implement a soda tax, but the American Beverage Association sued the city. Just one day before the ban was due to take effect, State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling ruled it invalid on the basis that it is “arbitrary and capricious.”

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