Hersheys pot candy lawsuits
Hersheys lawsuits on pot candies
2007-05-19 17:47:00 PDT LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette man sentenced to 70 months in prison for making marijuana-laced candy and soft drinks and putting them in packaging resembling popular products faces a $100,000 federal trademark infringement lawsuit filed by the Hershey Co.
Kenneth Affolter, 40, admitted making pot-laced treats bearing names like Buddahfingers, Munchy Way, Puff-a-Mint Pattie and Toka-Cola under the product name Beyond Bomb.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Affolter also made Stoney Rancher hard candies, Rasta Reese‘s and Kif Kat, each wrapped in packaging similar to Hershey’s Jolly Rancher, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Kit Kat candies.