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Beverage industry, lawyers duel over sugary drink limit in New York City

Opponents are raising questions of racial fairness alongside other complaints as the novel restriction faces a court test.

By JENNIFER PELTZ Published: January 24, 2013

NEW YORK — The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer choice, a lawyer for the American Beverage Association and other critics said Wednesday.

“New Yorkers do not...

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