The Scottish Government is looking at banning the sale of energy drinks to schoolchildren.
Energy drink advertising would be restricted under an Angus MP’s plan to tackle obesity.
An Angus MSP has raised the dangers of so-called energy drinks in the Scottish Parliament, and called for retailers to "do the right thing" and stop selling the products to under-16s.
A Perthshire secondary school has announced a blanket ban on caffeine-loaded energy drinks.
Ministers are being asked to draw up plans for banning the sale of energy drinks in publicly-funded buildings.
The headlines were everywhere for a couple of news cycles: teen dies of caffeine overdose.
A Fife secondary school has underlined its support for The Courier’s ‘Can It’ campaign by formally banning energy and high sugar drinks on school premises.
Cancer Research UK wants sugar-laden drinks to be treated like smoking in the battle to prevent cancer. So with a sugar tax on the horizon, is more action required? Michael Alexander reports.
The first Can It water bottles were handed out on Wednesday to pupils at schools across Courier Country signed up to our campaign.
Staff and pupils at Waid Academy in Anstruther threw their weight behind The Courier’s ‘Can It’ campaign earlier this year and pledged on Wednesday to keep backing the initiative in the weeks ahead.