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It’s a good thing New York’s called the Big Apple. If the state were nicknamed after, say, their pizza, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg would’ve banned the moniker.

In yet another move in his crusade to eliminate fat people from his state, Bloomberg proposed an initiative to ban the sale of “jumbo” sodas and sugar-laden beverages to combat increasing obesity rates. Anything bigger than 16 ounces qualifies, and the ban would cover restaurants, food carts and other places that carry a letter grade for food service (but no grocery stores).

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