Karen McGovern Provo
Karen McGovern Provo

We do not need the government infringing on personal liberties any more than they already do.

Casey Snively
Casey Snively

The intrusion of Government into the everyday areas of our lives has to stop, I'm not saying that as parents and grandparents we should not be doing a better job of setting a healthy example for our children by passing on the soda and other things in favor of more healthy choices but Government has no buss. telling us what we should or should not do!

Alice Sciore
Alice Sciore

P.S. HELLO OUT THERE! So quick to place The Government at fault. A respectable percentage of people all over the world can read, therefore DO KNOW what causes obesity. diabetes etc. etc. plus plain and simple over indulgences. You see it in the Nanas people must have, walking, driving, talking with a coffee drink in their hands, or they'd perish. So, get smart already, and Thank Mayor Bloomberg for bringing such vast attention to this pervasive problem, the fact is that neither he nor any...

P.S. HELLO OUT THERE! So quick to place The Government at fault. A respectable percentage of people all over the world can read, therefore DO KNOW what causes obesity. diabetes etc. etc. plus plain and simple over indulgences. You see it in the Nanas people must have, walking, driving, talking with a coffee drink in their hands, or they'd perish. So, get smart already, and Thank Mayor Bloomberg for bringing such vast attention to this pervasive problem, the fact is that neither he nor any other government person has the time to do this, but genuinely feel they must step up to the plate, non pun hun..

Alvin Press
Alvin Press

fuck our govt.

Carlo Cattero
Carlo Cattero

It's only a matter of good food and beverage culture. It's stupid to prohibit something you can't culturally regulate.

Aneta-Monika Lidogoster

Wouldn't it be better to stop subsidizing the corn syrup in the first place? But this cannot be done on the state level. I think they tried to educate the public and it did not help that much so now they are in phase 2, of restricting the beverages.

Gary Chase
Gary Chase

Unlike trans-fats, which are dangerous at any level, soda is OK, but you shouldn't drink a ton of it (IMHO.) That said, it seems a bit much to ban certain serving sizes, especially if you can get free refills. Soda is not healthfood, but I think there are better things for the city to worry about than big sodas. It's one tiny piece in the obesity epidemic, and thus it shouldn't get an outsized response (i.e. a ban.)

Donald Plunkett
Donald Plunkett

There is a very simple answer to this question and it starts with the Parents. Parents should start to take responsibility for being a Parent and teach there Children how to behave and make decisions on there own and prepare them for life. Parents should stop, I repeat STOP trying to be a BEST FRIEND to there children!

Stephanie Nicole
Stephanie Nicole

Do not agree with this at all. I hardly ever drink soda because of the amount of sugar, but when I do but it I usually buy a larger size and then my two children and I share. To ban regular soda in larger sizes but not diet soda is very counterproductive. The artificial sweeteners trick your body into thinking it is hungry again before it really is. This will just lead to even more obesity in the long run unless the government starts sticking their nose in our entire diet. People who want to...

Do not agree with this at all. I hardly ever drink soda because of the amount of sugar, but when I do but it I usually buy a larger size and then my two children and I share. To ban regular soda in larger sizes but not diet soda is very counterproductive. The artificial sweeteners trick your body into thinking it is hungry again before it really is. This will just lead to even more obesity in the long run unless the government starts sticking their nose in our entire diet. People who want to eat unhealthy will find a way. It's called moderation folks.

Philip Roberts
Philip Roberts

People will do what they want and should be allowed to unless it infringes on others as gross obesity does!

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