On the heels of New York City, Cambridge MA is proposing a sugry soda ban. Cambridge is home to Harvard University and MIT and Harvard Square has many restaurants and tourist attractions.
June 18, 2012
WHEREAS: High intake of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages increases the risk of obesity and diabetes; and
New York City has a plan to limit the serving size of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold in restaurants; now therefore be it
That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to refer the matter of a ban on soda and sugar-sweetened beverages in restaurants to the Cambridge Public Health Department for a recommendation.
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