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MD Lawmakers Consider Energy Drink Ban For Minors

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MARYLAND - Maryland could be the first state to ban energy drinks for minors
Friday, state lawmakers met to discuss a bill, that would fine people up to $20,000 for distributing or selling energy drinks to kids under 18.

Lawmakers are apparently worried about the health risks associated, after a 14-year old girl, with a pre-existing heart condition, died from cardiac arrest in 2012 after drinking two Monster Energy Drinks in 24-hours.

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