DENVER (CBS4) – CountryTime Lemonade will buy permits and pay fines for kids who want to set up lemonade stands.

Denver police shut down a lemonade stand in Stapleton last month, put on by a group of brothers over a permitting issue.

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You need a permit to operate a lemonade stand in Denver similar to hot dog, peanut and sunflower seed vendors outside Coors Field. A permit in the City and County of Denver runs $125 for a one-day operation.

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On Thursday, the lemonade company announced a new program that will pay for the permits or fines.

LINK: CountryTime Lemonade

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