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The principle backer of the ban said today that the lobbyist for Coca-Cola, Patrick Sullivan, had convinced lawmakers to kill the bill in committee by making threats to pull funding for various school programs that the soda giant funds.
"Coke's threatening to rescind it's scholarship programs, it's academic and athletic enrichment programs," said Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
Originally posted by darkside_ofthe_moon
the problem is that youi have 18 year old kids who are in a new city, away from their parents and having master card telling them that hey can basicaly get free money.