Nobody is banning sugary drinks as a whole right? They're simply banning the overly large containers.
Also, from the article:
So, knowing about this correlation...isn't it worth just trying it?
Soda is one of the most unhealthy things we can put in our bodies. My personal code says even one ounce is an ounce too many. I'm thankful government has figured out for us that servings of sugary soda less than 16 ounces aren't bad for our health and that it's okay, after all that important paperwork got done, to just have a can-sized serving.
At least the aluminum industry won't mind. Government and where it draws its lines have no place in the market place.