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Medical group supports ban on marketing energy drinks to children

The American Medical Association cited concerns over the health effects of the high-caffeine beverages

The American Medical Association said on Tuesday that it supports a ban on marketing energy drinks to children.

At its annual policy meeting in Chicago, the group called for limits on marketing high-caffeine energy drinks to individuals under the age of 18, arguing that studies have linked the beverages to serious health problems. 

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