"I think it's a step in the right direction because I think it will lead to more acceptance and less judgment and I think if you judge you can't love", Simons says. Noncaffeinated drinks will also continue to be offered.
The decision occurred around the time that Mitt Romney was spotted swigging a Diet Coke during his presidential campaign against Barack Obama, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
Wright said in the mid-1950s, his predecessor issued the caffeinated soda ban, and it remained the school's policy until Thursday's announcement.
Mormons neither smoke nor drink alcohol, coffee, or tea, as it is prohibited by their religion. Nor should members use harmful or habit-forming substances except under the care of a competent physician. And while non-caffeinated soda versions will still be offered on campus, energy drinks didn't make the cut. "It's a matter of whether students see a demand for a delivery service".
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