Cities seek restrictions, taxes to curb obesity

November 19, 2012
by Leon Stafford
Associated Press/Atlanta Journal Consitution


Unlike Las Vegas, what happens in New York City doesn't always stay in New York City.

It spreads.

Just months after the Big Apple made it illegal to serve sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in restaurants, movie theaters and delis, other cities also are considering putting restrictions on soft drinks, part of a multi-front effort to address American's growing obesity problem.


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