NYC sugary drink ban to take effect tomorrow

The ban is the nation's first limit on sugary drinks. (3/11/13)

MANHATTAN - Officials say New York City’s sugary drink ban will go into effect tomorrow.

Mayor Bloomberg's ban limits restaurants and stores from selling some sugar-filled beverages that are more than 16 ounces.

The ban covers soda, energy drinks, and even sweetened fruit smoothies. 

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Convenience stores, vending machines and some newsstands are exempt from the new law.

The ban is the nation's first limit on the size of sugary drinks. 

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