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2012-09-13 18:10:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Say goodbye to that super-duper, mega-sized soda, New Yorkers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to ban the super-sized soft drinks has been approved. New York City's Board of Health approved the mayor's proposal to ban large, sugary beverages that are sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts. "NYC's new sugary drink policy is the single biggest step any gov't has taken to curb #obesity,"...

NYC Ban On Big Sodas Gets Public Fired Up
2012-07-25 13:09:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New York City residents got their fair say Tuesday in Mayor Michael Bloomberg´s proposed ban on the sale of large sodas in area restaurants, movie theaters and other public venues, many supporting the ban as a way to fight obesity, but others opposing the measure, calling it pointless and unfair. Despite the public turnout at the Board of Health hearing in Queens, it seemed only a few actually represented the average...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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