(The following is a reformatted version of a statement from Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel, NYC Law Department. The statement was confirmed by the sender.) “We plan to appeal the decision as soon as possible, and we are confident the Board of Health’s decision will ultimately be upheld. This measure is part of the City’s multi-pronged effort to combat the growing obesity epidemic, which takes the lives of more than 5,000 New Yorkers every year, and we believe the Board of Health has the legal authority - and responsibility - to tackle its leading causes.” (bjh) NY #<873920.6606184.108.40.206.0.76>#
NEW YORK CITY SAYS IT WILL APPEAL SODA-BAN RULING
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