Chicago City Council Mulls Ban On Energy Drinks

Law360, Chicago (March 5, 2013, 8:21 PM EST) -- A Chicago alderman pushing for a citywide ban on energy drink sales told his colleagues Tuesday that the products have raised serious health concerns, while beverage industry representatives shot back that the drinks have less caffeine than some coffees and are already subject to federal regulation.

Members of the Chicago City Council's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection heard testimony from health experts and others as they considered the ordinance veteran Alderman Edward Burke proposed in January to ban all sales in Chicago of canned and...
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