Thought for the Week

Encouraging and engaging discussion, debate and discourse.

Should energy drinks be banned in schools?

Recent research has found that energy drinks can contain up to 13 teaspoons of sugar and the government advisor John Vincent said these drinks are “effectively another form of drugs” should they be allowed in school?


Who has the responsibility to decide what young people drink?

Energy drinks are advertised as beings good for us!

Ad campaigns often show energy drinks being consumed by fit and healthy people thus persuading others that they can be the same if they buy them too. Is this manipulation fair or do manufacturers have a duty to be honest?