Petition Ban the selling of energy drinks to under 16s and make ID a legal requirement
The side effects on young people consuming energy drinks can be
High Blood Pressure
Increased heart rate
Caffeine and high sugar is addictive. The marketing of these products is to attract young people and has a negative impact on behaviour.
Children are buying and consuming these drinks to obtain a feeling of being high, akin to drinking and drugs.
When any substance is being abused for this purpose by young people it’s important to control to prevent any cycle of addiction.
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