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New York, New York / Drink Ban #1023840

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 31, 2012
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(Studio: Matt Lauer) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(New York: Ron Mott) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial proposal for a ban on super-size sugary drinks examined; statistics on sugar consumption cited; statement from the American Beverage Assn. quoted. [BLOOMBERG – says obesity is getting worse.] [In New York City, Denver, Chicago and Los Angeles, 4 PEOPLE – react.] [Reason.com Nick GILLESPIE†- says it’s not what we elect politicians to do.]

(Studio: Matt Lauer, Nancy Snyderman) This proposal, the impact on other municipalities and the political implications discussed.

Lauer, Matt;
Mott, Ron;
Nancy, Matt Lauer,

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