Primary schoolchildren are consuming up to eight energy drinks a day, teachers have warned.
Children in England are to be banned from buying energy drinks under Government plans.
A Perthshire secondary school has announced a blanket ban on caffeine-loaded energy drinks.
Independent Scots shopkeepers are being encouraged to stop selling energy drinks to children as momentum in support of stricter controls on the caffeine-packed products gathers pace.
Ministers are being asked to draw up plans for banning the sale of energy drinks in publicly-funded buildings.
Tougher legislation on the sale of energy drinks to children has been demanded over fears retailers are adopting a strong enough position over the potential risks the high-caffeine products pose.
The first Can It water bottles were handed out on Wednesday to pupils at schools across Courier Country signed up to our campaign.
Montrose Football Club has introduced a ban on energy drinks in light of The Courier’s campaign.
Students at Braeview Academy have launched a project to discourage fellow pupils from consuming highly caffeinated energy drinks.
John Swinney has joined his boss Nicola Sturgeon in backing The Courier’s bid to protect schoolchildren from caffeine-supercharged drinks.