The Office of the Attorney General (AG) for the state of Oregon has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of 5-Hour Energy drink. Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum filed the suit on July 17, 2014 aagainst Living Essentials and Innovation Ventures. The suit alleged the defendants:
"... used print, television, Internet and radio advertising to claim that 5-hour ENERGY® contains a unique blend of ingredients that provide consumers with energy, alertness and focus, when in reality the only ingredient that provides any effect is the concentrated dose of caffeine.... The lawsuit, which was filed in Multnomah Circuit Court, also targets allegedly misleading claims that the product will not cause consumers to experience a ‘crash’. The suit also focuses on claims that the product has been recommended by doctors in a way that it has not..."