The state of Mississippi is officially anti-Bloomberg's anti-soda law. The Magnolia State is now officially pro-big soda:
A New York judge isn’t the only one taking aim at New York City’s ban on large, sugary drinks.
In a move to prevent such regulations from taking hold elsewhere, Mississippi legislators have passed an “anti-Bloomberg bill” that bars counties from passing and enacting laws that require calorie counts to be posted or caps the size of beverages or foods. You can read it here.
The Washington Post points out that Mississippi already has one of the country's highest obesity rates.
I feel the need to add: Who cares?
That's freedom, baby.