These Companies Cut Ties With Permit Patty’s Weed Business After She Threatened A Child

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These Companies Cut Ties With Permit Patty’s Weed Business After She Threatened A Child

Looks like Alison Ettel will have something real to cry about now.

Published June 26, 2018

The white woman donned “Permit Patty” may have appeared remorseful during her appearance on The Today Show, but she’s about to really start crying after several businesses announced they cut ties with her marijuana company.

After “Patty” — whose real name is Alison Ettel — appeared in a viral video where she threatened to call the cops on an 8-year-old Black girl for selling bottled water, at least six businesses are cutting ties with her weed-for-dogs company.

According to the San Diego Tribune, Magnolia, a cannabis store in Oakland, released a statement explaining they will no longer carry Treatwell Tinctures, Ettel’s product.

"After seeing this video of their CEO calling the police on an 8-year-old entrepreneur selling water on a hot day, we decided without hesitation that we could no longer patronize her company," the statement read.

The company admitted that while Treatwell was one of their best-selling products, "integrity is always before profits."

Additionally the Apothecarium, the Bloom Room and Green Trees Wellness, and other marijuana dispensaries in California have spoken out against Ettel’s actions.

Green Trees said it has not carried any Treatwell products since late last year, and will not be doing business with the Ettel's company again because of her "bigoted behavior."

"We want to make it abundantly clear that Green Trees does not support or condone the inexcusable behavior demonstrated by Ms. Ettel," the company said in a statement on Facebook.

Ettel's company vows to provide "healthier ways to medicate with cannabis," according to TreatWell's website. TreatWell provides products for both people and pets.

After the massive amount of backlash Ettel received from the video, she has tearfully backtracked. While she admitted the threat to call 911 was a "stupid" decision, she also says her life has become a living hell laden with death threats.

"I completely regret that I handled that so poorly," she told HuffPost. "It was completely stress-related, and I should have never confronted her. That was a mistake, a complete mistake."

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Jan Fries / EyeEm / Getty Images)


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