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Ending the sale of energy drinks to children

Status: CLOSED
Published: 30 Aug 2018 01:00

The Department of Health and Social Care are consulting on the proposed ban on selling energy drinks to children. Please see link below:

They are asking for your views on:

  • What products should be in included in any restrictions 
  • What age limit a ban should apply to 
  • Whether sales of energy drinks from vending machines should be restricted
  • Whether there are any changes that would be more appropriate than a ban on sales to children or that could be applied as well as a ban 

If you have any questions on the above consultation or for more information please contact Fiona Smith ( 

Page last updated - 14/11/2018