Monster Beverage Suit Against San Francisco Atty Survives

Law360, Chicago (August 26, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday let stand much of Monster Beverage Corp.’s lawsuit seeking to block San Francisco’s top attorney from forcing the company to change its energy drink marketing practices.

Monster sued San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera in April after he sent a letter threatening legal action over the company’s alleged marketing to children, including claims regarding the number of Monster energy drink cans adolescents can safely drink in one day. The suit alleged Herrera’s threats were unconstitutional and preempted by federal law....
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