NYC theaters protest ban on super-size sugary drinks

posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 19, 2012 at 7:42 am

NEW YORK, NY — A battle is heating up in New York between theater owners and the city over a ban on large sugary drinks. Due to the fact that theaters make more profits on concessions than anywhere else, a ban could lead to higher ticket prices.

Read more about both sides of the story in the Huffington Post.

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MPol on September 19, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Banning large sodas? This is so stupid that it’s unbelievable. Don’t the politicians have other work to do and other, more pressing issues to deal with? They should forget about making the movie theatres ban drinks. I figure that if I go to a movie and don’t want to go to the concession stand, or get a large drink, then I don’t have to. The same applies for other people.

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