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Scotland bans the sale of energy drinks to young people at leisure centres

The Scottish government refers to WHO research that suggests excessive consumption of energy drinks by children is linked to headaches, sleeping problems, irritation and tiredness.

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Leisure centres, libraries and museums in Scotland are among the publicly-owned institutions where staff are no longer allowed to sell caffeinated energy drinks to people under the age of 16 due to concern about the negative health effects from over consumption.


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