"Meth candy" has become a popular seller for a candy store in N.M. (Facebook)A candy store owner in Albuquerque says her "meth candy" is a major hit. The blue-colored rock candy is intended to play off the successful AMC drama "Breaking Bad," which is set in the same New Mexico city.
"I've been at this for 30 years," Debbie Ball said in an interview with Yahoo! News. "It started in 1982 when some holy-roller types protested me for 'sex-themed' candy shaped like people's parts. It's because of controversy like this that I'm still in business."
''We supplied the show when it first started,'' Ball tells the Associated Press. ''It's just rock candy with blue dye and it looks like the real thing.''
Ball sells bags of the sugar rock candy for just $1 each, along with shipping and handling costs for orders made over the phone. "Hopefully this will be good for business and good for the show," she told Yahoo!Read More »from New Mexico store selling ‘meth candy’ inspired by ‘Breaking Bad’