Energy drinks: MPs investigate popularity among young people

Concerns have been raised about potential health impact of consuming high-caffeine drinks

MPs have launched an investigation into energy drinks and their popularity with young people in the UK, amid growing concerns about negative health outcomes due to their high caffeine and sugar content.

The Commons science and technology committee will question why, when most UK supermarkets have introduced a voluntary ban on their sale to under-16s, there are no similar restrictions in many convenience stores, newsagents and smaller retailers.

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