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Enterprising Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside Marijuana Clinic


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If there's a merit badge for business savvy, 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei might well deserve one.

 

Danielle, who set up her table of Girl Scout cookies outside The Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco earlier this week, sold a whopping 117 boxes in a single day. She appears to have tapped into a niche market fueled by the drug's well-known propensity to stimulate appetite.

 

According to a Facebook page for The Green Cross, Danielle had "to call for back-up Girl Scout Cookies" after 45 minutes.Danielle's mom, Carol Lei, tells Mashable that she usually has Danielle and her sister, who is also a Girl Scout, "set up shop at various points around San Francisco so they can learn about different environments while earning some cash. Plus, she figured this might be a good way to start a conversation about drugs and how some people use marijuana as medicine while others just get high."

 

"They learn that they're not drugged out," Lei said, according to the East Bay Express'Legalization Nation blog, which says it reports on "California cannabis culture." "Many have serious needs, and are just a little different."

 

 

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