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Police Fine Weed-Laced Snack Vendor $513

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(photo credit: Rachel Ayres/CBS Seattle)

(photo credit: Rachel Ayres/CBS Seattle)

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(CBS Seattle) — The Seattle Police Department says one man was issued a fine for selling marijuana-laced snacks outside Hempfest Saturday.

Officers on bike patrol were out making sure street vendors had the proper permits when they noticed a man selling Rice Krispies Treats near Elliot Avenue and Bay Street, according to Seattle Police.

When asked if the treats contained marijuana, the man told police, “not too much, but a little.” He was selling them for $3 a piece, but did not have a license to do so.

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Officers wrote the man a ticket for $513 for unlicensed vending and confiscated the snacks and destroyed them.

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