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Family claims Monster energy drinks caused teen’s heart attack

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In a new lawsuit, a mother claims Monster energy drinks played a role in her 19-year-old son’s death.

The California teen died of a heart attack -- his family says it was because he was drinking two cans of Monster a day for three years.

Two cans of the beverage contain 480 milligrams of caffeine.

In the lawsuit, the boy’s mother says Monster should have done more to warn about the dangers of that much caffeine.

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