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Police raid Perrysburg business for trademark violation

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Several law enforcement agencies carried out a search warrant at Glow Industries Tuesday morning. The business is in the 12000 block of Eckel Junction Road.

The company is a distributor of tobacco accessories like pipes, vapor machines and hookahs. One of their products, known as "stash cans," raised red flags.

A stash can is basically a Coke can with a removable bottom allowing the owner to hide things inside.

Officials say it's the labels they're concerned with.

According to the Ohio attorney general's office, the problem is the business wasn't licensed to sell certain images or labels on cans, calling it a counterfeit trademarking violation.

Multiple organizations were involved in the raid Tuesday morning, including BCI, Perrysburg Police, the Wood County Sheriff, the DEA, Wood County authorities,  the Ohio Pharmacy Board, and the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit.

It's not clear at this time what charges the business will face.

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