Proposed ban would be the first of its kind in the nation_________________________________________________________________________________________
Anyone 19 or younger would be banned from buying non-alcoholic energy drinks under a proposed law now before the Suffolk County Legislature.
The proposed ban would be the first of its kind in the nation, according to bill sponsor, county legislator Lynne Nowick.
"These drinks can potentially be dangerous for teens," said Nowick. "Why put foreign things in your body when you don't know what's going into them? The drinks are not regulated."
Nowick's ban would target energy drinks with more than 80 milligrams of caffeine per serving, according to the legislation formally filed Tuesday.. Click Here for more info.
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