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2013_1_SodaBanQL.jpegWith Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban set to kick in this March, the legal opposition has expanded. The NAACP and the Hispanic Federation have joined the lawsuit brought by soda makers and small business owners, arguing that the ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces would harm minority-owned businesses and inhibit "freedom of choice in low-income communities." [AP, previously]

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