RV Full of Odd Lollipops Burns on Interstate Bridge
Traffic snarled for hours on NJ-Delaware bridge as pot-laced candy went up in flames
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 24, 2016 12:03 AM CDT
All northbound lanes were closed for about a half-hour, and two remained closed for more than three hours.   (Delaware Memorial Bridge)

(Newser) – Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours, the AP reports. Weed World Candies tells NBC Philadelphia that more than $50,000 in merchandise was destroyed Sunday evening when one of its vehicles heading to Philadelphia from Washington, DC, caught fire on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The company uses tour vehicles to sell marijuana-laced lollipops and promote the legalization and decriminalization of pot. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and no injuries were reported.

 

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