Lawmaker urges investigation of energy drink ads

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Friday, November 30, 2012

 

New York Times: Massachusetts representative asks Federal Trade Commission to investigate marketing claims made by producers of caffeine heavy energy drinks.

In a letter, Representative Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts told the F.T.C. that he found claims made by the sellers of products like 5-Hour Energy, Monster Energy and Rockstar Energy particularly disturbing because they were often made to appeal to younger people.

 

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