The law was controversial from the beginning. Some critics argue the mayor overstepped his authority in getting the city Board of Health to unilaterally regulate the sales. Others argue it was a violation of fundamental rights. Some business owners complained that it was unclear.
Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Jennifer Pomeranz, director of Legal Initiatives at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University, to discuss the decision and Bloomberg’s appeal.
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