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Chechnya Says Energy Drinks Are Un-Islamic [Headlines]

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The former Russian nation believes that the hyper-caffeinated drinks are immoral and bans the sale of them to 18-year-olds.

Caroline Ku
  • 19 july 2011

Chechnya is to ban the sale of energy drinks such as Red Bull to under 18s, saying they are un-Islamic and dangerous, health officials said on Monday.

The ban would be the latest restriction from authorities in Chechnya, where shops can only sell alcohol during a small morning time frame, restaurants and cafes are shut during the Ramadan fasting month, and women must wear headscarves in state buildings. Reuters via The Guardian.

 

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