soda http://wamc.org en 6/27/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/62714-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, political activist Libby Post and newsman Ray Graf.</p><p>Topics include:<br />SCOTUS Decisions<br />Big Soda Ruling<br />Syrian Rebel Training<br />Suing Obama</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 93601 at http://wamc.org 6/27/14 Panel Vox Pop : Open Forum - Banning Sugary Beverages : 3/12/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-banning-sugary-beverages-31213 <p>One day before a ban on certain sugary beverages in certain settings in New York City was set to take effect; a state judge ruled yesterday that the policy, championed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, should not be imposed.</p><p>In his ruling, Justice Milton A. Tingling Jr. called the rules, “arbitrary and capricious,” echoing consumer and beverage industry claims that the rules, which would include restricting the size of sugary drinks to 16 ounces or less at restaurants, street carts, and entertainment venues, are confusing and unenforceable.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:00:00 +0000 59668 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - Banning Sugary Beverages : 3/12/13