School nurses rally against Red Bull

Around 80 percent of the 700 school nurses interviewed by Swedish radio program Kaliber would like to impose an age limit for the purchase of energy drinks such as Red Bill, Burn and Monster. The majority want the age limit to be set at 18.

Many of the interviewed nurses reported cases of students who suffer from severe headaches, chest pain and anxiety from excessive consumption of energy drinks.

There is currently no legal age limit to buy energy drinks, but several stores – including Hemköp, Willys and Pressbyrån – have implemented their own limits.

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