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Offbeat Kid busted for selling lemonade? Country Time wants to help

17:25  14 june  2018
17:25  14 june  2018 Source:   cbsnews.com

CountryTime pledges to pay fines of kids whose lemonade stands get shut down for operating without permit

  CountryTime pledges to pay fines of kids whose lemonade stands get shut down for operating without permit Popular lemonade brand CountryTime said Thursday that it is "taking a stand for lemonade stands" and pledging to help kids cover the costs of city permits when young entrepreneurs get their lemonade stands shut down. "Around the country, kids across the country are getting busted for lemonade stands," the company said in a video posted to its official Twitter account Thursday. "Around the country, kids across the country are getting busted for lemonade stands," the company said in a video posted to its official Twitter account Thursday.

Big Lemonade to the rescue: Country Time says it'll reimburse kids who get fined -- up to ,000 -- or will cover the cost of a permit until Aug. — CountryTime (@ CountryTime ) June 7, 2018.

Country Time Lemonade is creating a team to help pay fines and permits for kids nationwide who want to run their own lemonade stands. — CountryTime (@ CountryTime ) June 7, 2018.

Kraft Heinz's Country Time lemonade brand says arcane laws are making life difficult for children engaging in the time-honored summertime business of running a lemonade stand. Some kids are actually getting fined for peddling the refreshing drink without a permit.

Big Lemonade to the rescue: Country Time says it will reimburse kids who get fined -- up to $60,000 -- or will cover the cost of a permit until Aug. 31, dubbing the program "Legal-Ade." To seek compensation, parents can report fines imposed this year or last.

The company also says that for every retweet of its Legal-Ade promotional video, it'll donate a buck to help kids who run afoul of the law running lemonade stands in the  future.

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As Kids Keep Getting Busted for Lemonade Stands, A Company Steps Up to Help Fight 'Arcane' Laws. “If you have a problem with your lemonade stand, the offices of Country Time Legal-Ade are ready to take a stand for you,” two people in the video say.

Kids selling lemonade : Cool. Kids across the country are getting busted for operating lemonade stands without a permit. — CountryTime (@ CountryTime ) June 7, 2018. Country Time also shared the video on its Facebook page

While police typically don't go after junior lemonade vendors for lacking the proper papers, there are exceptions. In May, Denver police shut down a lemonade stand run by two young entrepreneurs for failing to get a permit, according to KTVQ-TV. Meanwhile, not thinking to get a health inspection for their stand reportedly proved to be the undoing of two Texas sisters, aged 7 and 8, trying to raise money for Father's Day two summers ago.

In Georgia, authorities several years ago shuttered a lemonade stand run by three girls for not having a business license or the required permits. And then there is Autumn Thomasson, a six-year-old Californian who appears in a Legal-Ade video, stating: "My lemonade stand got shut down because I didn't have a permit. It was unfair."

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