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Study: Teens can’t handle caffeine in energy drinks

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, February 14, 2011 12:51 EDT
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There’s a LOT of caffeine in energy drinks — but how much is that really? A new study covered by Good Morning America found that the beverages are not regulated in any way since they’re “dietary supplements,” but teens are gulping them down in record numbers regardless.

This video is from ABC News, broadcast Monday, Feb. 14, 2011.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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