City Soda Fight, in Court, Tests Agency's Power
ALBANY -- New York City's battle over sugary drinks is entering its endgame. But much more than soda is at stake.
A plan to limit the sale of large, high-calorie beverages, championed by former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as a novel way to fight obesity, went before the State Court of Appeals here on Wednesday, the city's final recourse after a lower court judge struck down the proposal last year.
But health advocates and legal experts say they are less concerned about the fate of two...