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

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March 17, 2017 - 8:54pm
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. SEE ALSO: Starting Sunday, you can stream Prince's music almost everywhere 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...More about Jimi Hendrix, Business, Advertising, and Music

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