Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

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Friday, July 18, 2014

State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has sued companies responsible for the popular energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.

The lawsuit filed Thursday in Portland contends 5-Hour Energy falsely claims customers get extra energy and focus from a unique blend of ingredients, when the boost actually comes from a concentrated dose of caffeine.

The suit also targets claims that users don't experience a crash when the effects subside and that the product is OK for adolescents.

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