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Lithuania Bans Energy Drinks For Minors

On Saturday, Lithuania became the first country in the EU to ban the selling of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18, according to the Agence France-Presse.

The law, which was first adopted by Lithuania’s parliament back in May, will make selling to minors punishable by a fine of up to 400 litas, Business Insider reports.

“It’s a revolutionary development the world over: We didn’t find a single other country to have this kind of ban,” health ministry official Almantas Kranauskas told Agence France-Presse. “Most countries only have recommendations. We are the first.”

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