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Petition to Ban the sale of "Energy Drinks" to under 16s

(4 Posts)
Evey1ou Sun 29-Nov-15 17:21:37

Risks associated with energy drinks include:
caffeine overdose, symptoms -palpitations, high blood pressure, nausea & vomiting, convulsions & even death. Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular system effects in children and adolescents, as well as alarming changes in behavior, to name a few.

More details
www.nhs.uk/news/2014/10October/Pages/Warnings-issued-over-energy-drink-risks.aspx

journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpubh.2014.00134/full#h11

www.caffeineinformer.com/caffeine-overdose-facts-and-fiction

Evey1ou Sun 29-Nov-15 17:56:46

petition.parliament.uk/petitions/113629

MissFitt68 Sun 29-Nov-15 18:30:02

Thought you already have to be over 16. You do here, ds couldn't buy them

bloodyteenagers Sun 29-Nov-15 18:38:09

I see 9 year olds walking down the road drinking them. I know they are 9, Same class as my son.

It's currently up to the store. Morrisons, iirc had a ban but lifted it this year.

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