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Not enough evidence for energy drink ban


Experts advising the government have said there is not enough scientific evidence to warrant a ban on the sale of energy drinks to children.

But the Science and Technology Committee said concerns in society, and evidence from teachers, could "justify a ban."

The MPs recommended more prominent labels, saying the drinks were not suitable for children.

Critics said they were disappointed not to see a recommendation for a ban.

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