DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver City Council made a decision about recently-controversial children lemonade stands. Councilors voted to exempt children from being required to have a special license to have a lemonade stand.
The move now allows temporary stands for children 17 years and younger in neighborhoods. The children have to sell the lemonade in disposable cups.READ MORE: 'Little Slice Of Hell' House Under Contract With Cash Offer, Off The Market
In May, a Stapleton neighborhood mother and her three boys were met by Denver police after someone reported their lemonade stand, and they were forced to shut down. The family didn’t have the necessary permits.READ MORE: 'Leaving Here Vaccinated': Broomfield County Jail Boasts 85% COVID Vaccination Rate
Weeks later, she started a petition to change local laws to make it easier for kids to start lemonade stands.
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LINK: Lemonade Stand Ordinance