Bans

Did anyone think the final month of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's third, and final, term was going to wind down quietly? After taking on cigarettes, sodas, and trans fats, Bloomberg is going after plastic-foam food containers.
Dec 9, 2013   The New York Times
The city of Baldwin Park, California -- purported home of the world's first drive-thru -- is temporarily banning any new construction of drive-thrus to try to combat obesity.
Aug 4, 2010   The Christian Science Monitor
The city has hundreds of houseboats on its waterways, but new shoreline regulations could prohibit any new houseboats.
Aug 1, 2010   The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Certain fertilizers will be banned from use during summer months and rainy times of the year in Pinellas County, Florida after a recent ruling by the County Commission.
Jan 21, 2010   St. Petersburg Times
Community activists are calling for a ban on new convenience stores in South Los Angeles, a lower income part of town that saw a ban on new fast food restaurants last year.
Oct 13, 2009   The Los Angeles Times