Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

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.

Read more at Statesman Journal