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Energy drinks to be banned in the UK

The UK Government has moved to ban the sale of energy drinks to all children under the age of 16 following years of lobbying by advocacy groups and celebrities alike. British Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced the age limit ban on beverages high in caffeine and sugar, such as Monster, Red Bull and Lucozade.… Read More »

Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned, says top doctor

Social media companies should ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids, England’s top doctor has said. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products such as diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »