The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in delis, fast-food franchises and even sports arenas, from energy drinks to pre-sweetened iced teas. The sale of any cup or bottle of sweetened drink larger than 16 fluid ounces — about the size of a medium coffee, and smaller than a common soda bottle — would be prohibited under the first-in-the-nation plan, which could take effect as soon as next March.
A New York Times article regarding a proposed plan in New York City to ban sugared drink sizes larger than 16 ounces. Or in other words, your Trenta just got cut in half. Also, the corn syrup lobby has had a really terrible day. (via shortformblog)
This is so awesome, New York City leads the way once again. This will spread nationally and globally just like our smoking ban.(via peterfeld)