Stephany's Chocolates


Capitol Hill Action and Recreation Group, et. al. v. Columbine Candy Company d/b/a Stephany's Chocolates, Civil Action No. 06-CV-122-PSF-OES (D. Colo. 2006)


Stephany’s Chocolates refuses to allow any people with disabilities to participate on a public tour of their candy factory unless accompanied one-on-one by an attendant. In addition they prohibit anyone who uses a wheelchair, walker or cane from participating on the public candy factory tour.



The complaint was filed on January 24, 2006. The case was dismissed in May 2006 due to the bankruptcy of Stephany's Chocolates.


Media Releases:

Stephany’s Chocolates Discriminates Against People with Disabilities Media Release

Media Coverage

01/25/2006Denver Post"Bias lawsuit targets Stephany's Chocolates"
01/25/2006The Denver Channel, KMGH Denver News 7 ABC"Chocolate Factory Accused of Discriminating Against Disabled"
01/25/2006Rocky Mountain News"Chocolate factory sued over tour policies"
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