The amount of caffeine in energy drinks is not currently regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Photo via Google Images

South Carolina bill bans sale of energy drinks to minors

State politicians in South Carolina filed a bill that would ban selling energy drinks to minors under 18 years old.

On Friday, Rep. Leon Howard (D-Richland) and Rep. Chip Huggins (R-Lexington) filed the bill, H. 4352. to ban the sale of energy drinks to children and teenagers in South Carolina.

This comes after parents in the state lost their 16-year-old son in 2017(AP News report), who died from a caffeine-induced cardiac arrest. The parents of the teen reportedly support the bill.

Writer:WINK News
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