Sugary Drinks Survive New York City - For Now

Sugary Drinks Survive New York City - For Now

A judge on Monday blocked New York City's limits on sugary drinks the day before they were set to go into effect. We examine the fallout.

A judge on Monday blocked New York City's limits on servings of sugary drinks just a day before they were to go into effect. Mayor Michael Bloomberg attracted worldwide attention for the effort, which he advertised as a measure to combat obesity. But critics, including the judge in the case, considered the measure government overreach. We explore where the debate is likely to go from here.

Guests

Peter Beilenson

CEO, Evergreen Health Cooperative; Former Health Officer, Howard County (Md.)

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