New York City "bans" Overly Large Drinks.

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  1. The Squirrel Le Rongeur

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/13/new-york-approves-soda-ban-big-sugary-drinks_n_1880868.html

     
  2. Victarion Iron Captain

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    I thought most juices were more or less pop.
     
  3. Motown Marvel Crimson and Clover

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    cool. So a 40oz of malt liquor is cool. but not a 20oz of coke. makes sense.
     
  4. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    Bloomberg's head is so far up his ass, it's pathetic. He forces this stupid law yet there is no law enforcing cyclists to wear helmets. Which is especially bad because you have idiots in bike lanes weaving in and out of traffic and ignoring traffic lights and stop signs.
     
  5. Erzengel |-o-| (-o-) |-o-|

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    Excuse, me, may I have 2 16 oz bottles of coke please?
     
  6. Holiday https://joebiden.info/

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    Hey, if they get in an accident, only one getting hurt is them. :up: No need for a law there.
     
  7. Thundercrack85 Registered

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    So, I could still get a large diet coke?
     
  8. GENERAL RAAM582 A Rebellion Built on Hope

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    The same mentality could be applied to this too.
     
  9. The Apocalypse Registered

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    I fail to see how this helps anyone, including Bloomberg's rep. I can care less if I have a drink over 16oz and I can't see how this ban gets more attention then the fact he's been in office over two terms.
     
  10. Holiday https://joebiden.info/

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    Right, it should be. People have the right to make bad choices.
     
  11. Spidey-Bat Ours is the Fury

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    True, but there's always a bias against the person driving the car so they're less likely to get off the hook legally.
     
  12. SpideyInATree Chillin' Like a Villain

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    Heh. I know, right? Hey, drink that giant alcoholic drink in the baseball stadium and then drive home. However, I don't want ANYONE drinking those giant jugs of pop/soda because sugar is the enemy! :cmad:
     
  13. THUNDERSTRIKE NOTORIOUS, INGLORIOUS, VICTORIOUS

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    NO OVERSIZED SUGAR DRINKS FOR YOU!--

    --the Sugar Nazi

    hey, it IS New York, after all, where common sense and logic have a tendency to go out the window...
     
  14. Victarion Iron Captain

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    So if I were in New York and some officers saw me with a soda pop in one of the banned sizes, I'd be fined or something?
     
  15. The Apocalypse Registered

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    No, I think it's more of a health and inspection problem.
     
  16. danoyse Snikt. Stab. Repeat.

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    That's what everyone at work was saying today too - you can still get an oversize beer at MSG or the baseball stadiums, but a regular size Pepsi? Nope.

    It's so stupid. I work in NY, everyone thinks this is ridiculous. And 7/11 is exempt, so kids are just going to go there for their sodas. You can still get them at any store that doesn't serve prepared food....which is almost anywhere. What's the point?

    Diet soda is no better, thanks to all of the artificial sweeteners it has. Juices have a ton of sugar, and chocolate milk can have as much sugar as a candy bar. It makes no sense.
     
  17. danoyse Snikt. Stab. Repeat.

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    No, you just can't sell them at restaurants or places like movie theaters and food carts.
     
  18. Octavias Mad Insomniac

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    This is by far the dumbest thing I have heard in a while. I hope everyone who passed this law is voted out then tarred and feathered... total overstep of boundries....
     
  19. Why So Sirius? Registered

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    Well then, that was a good laugh. Now, excuse me while I head off to buy 20oz of some sugary, fizzy beverage.
     
  20. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    That rule basically says to the rest of the world, "our people can't control our desire to consume copious amounts of crap so we have to dictate it."
     
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    And NYC makes another law that bans restaurants from selling something unhealthy when consumed in large quantity, effectively taking the choice away from the consumer and the restaurant.

    It's like New York and San Francisco are having a competition to see who can pass more of these laws. And New York is winning.
     
  23. Sawyer High King

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    So if I go to NY, I can still have a giant bucket of beer? Awesome. :o:up:
     
  24. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    The Midwest suddenly doesn't sound so bad to you coastal elitists, does it?
     
  25. bullets bang bang

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    That's all you have to do. This law is pointless.
     

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