This would not be the first ban on energy drinks in Suffolk County. In March, a bill was passed that banned the sale and distribution of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18 in county parks.
Long Island is buzzing about energy drinks. A proposed law would ban sales to teenagers because of its caffeine kick. But not everyone wants to put a lid on the popular products.
There are concerns about a popular dietary supplement. A 5-Hour Energy shot has been cited as a possible contributing factor in a series of deaths nationwide.