Lawsuit Filed Against 5-Hour Energy

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Lawsuit Filed Against 5-Hour Energy

July 18, 2014 Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 12:14 PM EST

WABASH, Ind. (21Alive) -- Washington state and Oregon have filed a lawsuit against the makers of 5-Hour Energy.

The suit argues that the product makes false claims about the its ingredients, effect, and safety. So far, 33 states are investigating the accuracy of the product's claims.

A spokesperson for 5-Hour energy says the company stands by its product and call the lawsuit "civil intimidation."

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