Combating the obesity epidemic & the role of government
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Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Discuss New York City's ban on the sale of sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 fluid ounces and the related lawsuit filed by the American Beverage Association and other plaintiffs. Evaluate the public health and legal arguments on both sides of the case.
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