High court refuses to reinstate New York big-soda ban

High court refuses to reinstate New York big-soda ban

Appeals panel says city overstepped bounds on size restrictions

New York's highest court refused on Thursday to reinstate New York City's ban on the sale of sodas and sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces, a move the National Restaurant Association called “a victory for the city’s restaurants and suppliers.”

New York’s Court of Appeals ruled that the city's Board of Health overstepped its authority when it restricted the size of sodas in September 2012, and

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