Jimi Hendrix's family is fighting over vodka and weed marketed in his name

Tech 18-3-2017 Mashable 99

Products like "Hey Joe" Merlot and "Wammy Bar" ice cream edibles have stoked a decades-long battle between Jimi Hendrix's surviving family members — and now a new lawsuit aims to shred a line of products including liquor and marijuana.

A company run by Jimi's adopted sister Janie, who controls the guitar legend's estate, filed suit this week against his brother, Leon Hendrix, and Leon's business partner over a trademark dispute, according to documents obtained by Mashable.

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At issue are several lines of novelty merchandise bearing the late musician's name and likeness, including weed, food, liquor, and electronic products. Read more...

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