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New York Mayor Declares War on Soda

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And then they came for me. Or at least my caffeine. And just who am I without my daily shot of stimulants, anyway?

Hot on the heels of my Pulitzer-prize-winning exposé on the damage energy drinks are dealing to enamel, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg decided to fight back against large, sugary drinks. Citing obesity concerns, Bloomberg called for a citywide ban on all sugary drinks in servings larger than 16 ounces.

Mike Bloomberg with Spiderman. Source: Wikicommons

As one of 8 human beings on the entire planet that doesn?t like coffee, I wondered how I would be able to wake up in the morning without my giant cocktail of B vitamins and rocket fuel.

Then I remembered I don?t live in New York City.

But still! I have to stand against this thing before it crosses the Hudson.

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