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Baltimore city councilman wants warnings about sugary drinks (access required)

Opponents say proposed legislation would hurt business owners and frighten customers

A Baltimore councilman wants warnings in places where sugary drinks are sold in the city to make sure customers understand the associated health risks. Legislation sponsored by councilman and mayoral candidate Nick Mosby would have the city's Health Department put text linking sugar-sweetened beverages to tooth decay, diabetes and obesity on advertisements, restaurant menus and in ...