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San Francisco’s soda law blocked by appeals court
San Francisco Chronicle ^
| September 20, 2017
| By Bob Egelko
Posted on 09/20/2017 7:52:14 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
San Franciscos groundbreaking effort to curb soda consumption by requiring health warnings in display ads hit a judicial wall Tuesday when a federal appeals court barred enforcement, saying the messages were one-sided and would violate advertisers freedom of speech.
The city ordinance, the first of its kind in the nation, was passed unanimously by the Board of Supervisors in 2015 and was scheduled to take effect in July 2016 but has been put on hold by the courts during a legal challenge by the beverage industry. It would require display ads for sugar-sweetened drinks to devote 20 percent of their space to a warning that drinking such beverages contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
The soda nazis:
saying the messages were one-sided and would violate advertisers freedom of speech.
But not cigarettes?
Such a diverse, tyrannical group.
posted on 09/20/2017 7:59:31 AM PDT
The tobacco companies were STOOOOOPID enough to enter into consent decrees that forced them to do stuff like this.
Other industries have learned their lesson.
Because it would be politically incorrect to try and solve real problems, they need to find “safe” problems to solve.
It looks like a diverse group but I suspect every last one of them think exactly alike. It would be like putting the same soda into twelve different cans. They may look different but they are all filled with the same stuff.
posted on 09/20/2017 8:05:07 AM PDT
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posted on 09/20/2017 8:19:18 AM PDT
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“It would be like putting the same soda into twelve different cans. They may look different but they are all filled with the same stuff.”
posted on 09/20/2017 8:26:03 AM PDT
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