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Kazakhstan mulls ban on energy drinks

Kazakhstan may introduce a ban on energy drinks.

Kazakhstan mulls ban on energy drinks
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WHO advises Kazakhs against drinking tea

The World Health Organization has recommended Kazakhstanis to abstain from drinking tea during mealtime.

WHO advises Kazakhs against drinking tea
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No wings, but maybe $10: Red Bull settles false ad suit

A can of Red Bull won't give you wings, but those who bought the energy drink and were disappointed could end up with a few extra bucks.

No wings, but maybe $10: Red Bull settles false ad suit
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New York City back to court over limiting soda sizes

New York City took its fight to limit the size of sodas and other sweet drinks blamed by some for obesity back to an appeals court Wednesday.

New York City back to court over limiting soda sizes
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Air Astana alcohol control: family denied boarding

Air Astana did not let a whole family onboard due to “destructive” behavior of the father.

Air Astana alcohol control: family denied boarding
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Drunk driving fine to make 1 million tenge in Kazakhstan

The fine for driving drunk will be increased to 1 million tenge ($6,530) in Kazakhstan.

Drunk driving fine to make 1 million tenge in Kazakhstan
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Soft drink giants failing to stop land grabs: Oxfam

US soft drinks giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo must make their sugar suppliers act to stop so-called land grabs in countries such as Brazil and Cambodia.

Soft drink giants failing to stop land grabs: Oxfam
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Energy drink makers on defensive at US Senate hearing

The multi-billion-dollar global energy drink industry joined forces on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to fight off growing claims that their caffeine-rich products are hazardous to young people's health.

Energy drink makers on defensive at US Senate hearing
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge

Gerard Depardieu was due in a Paris court Friday to face a drink-driving charge but it was unclear whether the eccentric French actor would show up after skipping a previous court date.

Depardieu due back in court on drink-driving charge
US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks
US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks

A New York judge blocked mayor Michael Bloomberg's planned ban on giant sodas Monday, dealing a setback to his public health agenda just hours before curbs on selling such drinks were due to begin.

US judge blocks New York ban on giant fizzy drinks
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Kazakhstan company suggests solution for wastes disposal

Lemonadoff company started accepting empty plastic bottles used for their drinks at 10 tenge ($0.07) per bottle.

Kazakhstan company suggests solution for wastes disposal
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Coca-Cola FEMSA to acquire Philippine bottler

Coca-Cola FEMSA of Mexico is to take control of the US soft drink firm's bottling operations in the Philippines in a $688.5 million cash deal.

Coca-Cola FEMSA to acquire Philippine bottler
US probes deaths for possible energy drink links
US probes deaths for possible energy drink links

The US Food and Drug Administration is investigating five deaths and a heart attack for possible links to consumption of Monster Energy drinks, an agency spokeswoman.

US probes deaths for possible energy drink links
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Second to US in obesity, Mexico wants kids to slim down

Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.

Second to US in obesity, Mexico wants kids to slim down
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Family sues Monster Energy makers over teen's death

The family of a 14-year-old Maryland girl is suing the California makers of Monster Energy, alleging Friday that too much caffeine in the popular energy drink led to her death.

Family sues Monster Energy makers over teen's death
US army contractor in hot water over Afghan video
US army contractor in hot water over Afghan video

A private security company working for the US government in Afghanistan is in hot water after a video surfaced allegedly showing several of its employees drunk and on drugs.

US army contractor in hot water over Afghan video
Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban
Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban

A US beverage industry group and other businesses filed a lawsuit Friday against the administration of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeking to block restrictions on sales of large soda drinks.

Beverage groups sue over New York 'supersize' ban
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New York imposes partial ban on huge soda drinks

New York on Thursday became the first city in the United States to impose a limited ban on super-sized soda drinks blamed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for fueling a national obesity crisis.

New York imposes partial ban on huge soda drinks
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New Yorkers against super-size soda ban

An overwhelming majority of New Yorkers oppose Mayor Michael Bloomberg's unprecedented proposal for banning super-sized sweet drinks and his support for breastfeeding.

New Yorkers against super-size soda ban
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Majority of polled Kazakhstan citizens prefer to quench their thirst with tea

Kazakhstan Institute of Political Solutions has made a survey of the beverages preferred by Kazakhstan citizens.

Majority of polled Kazakhstan citizens prefer to quench their thirst with tea

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