Girl Scout Sells 117 Boxes Of Cookies In 2 Hours After Setting Up In Front Of A Marijuana Dispensary

This is a real thing that happened.

1. This is 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei and she’s probably the smartest teenager in the world. She set up a table of cookies outside of The Green Cross, a marijuana dispensary in San Francisco.

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2. Mashable got ahold of Danielle and her mom Carol and found out that Danielle sold 117 boxes of cookies in only two hours. Because weed.

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3. The photos of brilliant young businesswoman Danielle selling cookies are not to be confused with a fake photo that had circulated earlier in the month of Girl Scouts doing the same thing.

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4. At the time, an official Twitter account for the Girl Scouts of Colorado tweeted that it does not allow girls to sell cookies in front of dispensaries.

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5. The chapter then reaffirmed that position Thursday night. Though the California chapter of the Girl Scouts said that it has no issue with it.

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6. The Green Cross isn’t the first dispensary Danielle has sold cookies in front of. Her mother told Mashable that it’s a good way to broach the topic of the difference between drug use and medicine with her daughter.

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