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Classroom cheat sheet: energy drinks

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If someone says… “What’s all this fuss about energy drinks?”

You say… “For the past year or so, there have been rising concerns about the effects of energy drinks. A campaign by Jamie Oliver, supported by teachers, entitled #NotForChildren, called for a ban on under-16s buying them."

If someone says... “Is drinking a Red Bull or two really that bad?”

You say... "Some drinks have up to 80mg of caffeine per 250ml – and, according to one head, kids are drinking these on the way to school.”

If someone says... "What’s the government doing?”

You say... "It launched a consultation on a ...

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