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Energy Drinks

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supes Consider Soda Tax In San Francisco

Four city lawmakers announced Saturday that they are introducing legislation that would impose a 2 cent-per-ounce tax on soft, sports and energy drinks.

02/01/2014

A photo illustration shows a variety of Monster Energy drinks. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Sues Monster Beverage In East Bay Court Over Son’s Death

The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink.

06/25/2013

A photo illustration shows a variety of Monster Energy drinks. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Monster Beverage Sues San Francisco Over Caffeine Demands

Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney over demands that the company reduce the amount of caffeine in its energy drinks and stop marketing to minors.

04/30/2013

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Energy Drink Fueled ER Visits Double Over 4-Year Period

A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.

01/16/2013

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