New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, accompanied by Linda Gibbs, the deputy mayor for health and human services, discusses at New York's City Hall on Thursday, May 31, 2012, the proposal by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters. (Associated Press)

New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, accompanied by Linda Gibbs, the deputy mayor for health and human services, discusses at New York's City Hall on Thursday, May 31, 2012, the proposal by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters. (Associated Press)