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School board bans energy drinks


January 28, 2010
By The Gazette

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Jan. 28, 2010, Saskatoon – A Saskatchewan school board is banning energy drinks from school property.

Jan. 28, 2010 – Senior division administrators with the Greater Saskatoon Catholic
Schools enacted a new nutrition policy last week that not only forbids
energy drinks, but will also prompt the gradual elimination of diet
pops, sweetened juices, flavoured milks and waters, and sports drinks
from Catholic school vending machines, serveries and school events.

Greg
Chatlain, the superintendent of education, said he's surprised energy
drinks, known for their caffeine and sugar content, are as readily
available as they are. | READ MORE