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Reuters reports that "soda makers and restaurants say they will face daunting logistical hurdles such as needing to retool manufacturing, change distribution systems and even introduce new plastic cups if New York's ban on large-size sweet drinks in food outlets survives a legal challenge."

The New York City Health Department has decreed that, as of March 2013, sugary soft drinks larger than 16 ounces cannot be sold in restaurants, movie theaters and food carts, though the ban does not affect supermarkets and c-stores.

The businesses involved say it will take more than three months to retool their systems to comply with the new rules, and have asked the judge hearing an appeal of the rule to move up oral arguments from January to an earlier date.
KC's View:
I still think it is a silly rule. But I have very little confidence that the courts will overturn it.