World's smartest Girl Scout sells cookies outside pot clinic in San Francisco
The shrewd seller required cookie reinforcements just 45 minutes after setting up shop.
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 02:34 PM
The Girl Scout slogan in use since 1912 is simple: "Do a good turn daily" – a reminder of the many ways in which girls can contribute positively to the lives of others.
For 13-year-old Girl Scout Danielle Lei, contributing positively means helping to satisfy “the munchies” of medical marijuana patients. Setting up a cookie table outside of The Green Cross pot clinic in San Francisco, Calif., Danielle’s good turn consisted of selling a whopping 117 boxes of Thin Mints, Tagalongs and other Girl Scout cookie favorites in a mere two hours.
According to her mother, Carol, that's 37 more boxes than she sold during the same two-hour period in front of a supermarket the next day.
Carol usually has her two daughters, both scouts, set up cookie booths at various locations around the city so that they can learn about different environments. Carol says she figured this would be a good way to open the dialog about drugs and medical marijuana.
"You put it in terms that they may understand," Carol said. “They learn that they’re not drugged out,” she told Legalized Nation. “Many have serious needs, and are just a little different.”
To which Danielle added, “And they get very hungry after!”
Time.com reports on the story in the video below:
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