Nanny State Affairs

Editorial-A +A
Published: 06/19/2012

Apparently size matters in the beverage industry.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently proposed limiting the size of sugary drinks to 16 ounces at the city’s restaurants, delis, food trucks, movie theaters and sporting arenas. There are certain exemptions to the proposed ban, but its intention is to combat obesity by outlawing “Big Gulps” and other extra-large servings of high-calorie soft drinks.