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Suffolk legislature passes energy drink ban for kids

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Suffolk County Legislature passed a ban on the sale of energy drinks to minors at parks and beaches.

Lawmakers also passed a bill creating an educational campaign to teach kids about the health risks of too much caffeine.

The Suffolk County executive is expected to sign the measures into law.

This comes as a group of doctors and scientists are urging the FDA to take action on energy drinks.

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