El Paso Times Warns Teens Against Energy Drinks

The El Paso Times in El Paso, Texas recently ran an article on the difficulty teens have getting off of energy drinks and the health hazards they pose.

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Editor's Insight: The soaring popularity of energy drinks among young people is an alarming trend, particularly for the refreshment services industry. The industry must be responsible in how it markets these products, which are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration because they are considered supplements.

The refreshment services industry should be encouraging the government to require that these products include warnings about possible health risks. 04-06-11 by Elliot Maras