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Wisconsin Mom Charged in Illegal Vape Cartridges Operation

Wisconsin Mom Charged in Illegal Vape Cartridges Operation

Updated: October 02, 2019 12:03 PM

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - The attorney for a woman accused of helping her adult sons run a black market THC vape manufacturing business in Wisconsin says the defendant will plead not guilty to felony charges against her.

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Defense attorney Robert Keller said Wednesday an arraignment for Courtney Huffhines could be held next week in Kenosha County.

Huffhines is the mother of two brothers charged with running a large scale THC vape manufacturing operation. Authorities say the 43-year-old woman knowingly participated in the illegal operation. She’s charged with six felonies, including manufacturing or delivering THC. She was released on $100,000 bond after appearing in court Tuesday.

Authorities earlier arrested 20-year-old Tyler Huffhines and 23-year-old Jacob Huffhines. Hundreds of illnesses nationwide have been linked to vaping, but authorities haven’t singled out a product as the culprit.

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