Lemonade Legalization

Open for business, after a fight


The Knowles children were selling lemonade across the street from their house in 2018 when Denver police informed them they needed three different licenses to operate. The closure of their stand, which was raising money for needy kids overseas, led to an outcry. On April 1, newly elected Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed the Legalizing Minors' Businesses Act, which exempts temporary, minor-owned businesses from local licensing regulations.