Wrigley Wins Big: Maker Of Candy-Copying Weed Products Guilty On Several Charges

Mars Inc's Wm Wrigley Jr. won a lawsuit against one of several cannabis producers for trademark infringement. 

Wrigley had filed a lawsuit in Chicago and California federal courts last year against several sellers of products claiming their packaging infringed trademarks of the company’s popular Skittles, Starburst and Life Savers. The company also in the lawsuit said that marijuana businesses that use candy-company trademarks are creating serious risks for children, who can easily confuse the products for candy, which is in part why the conglomerate sued the businesses – to protect the public. Mars is  one of the world's leading manufacturers of chocolate, chewing gum, mints and fruity candy.

"At Mars Wrigley we take great pride in making fun treats that …

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