After a San Francisco Girl Scout sold 117 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in two hours outside of a medical marijuana dispensary, the organization’s Colorado branch issued a statement that they do not want their trying the same thing outside of newly legal marijuana retailers.
On Monday, Danielle Lei and her mother set up shop outside the Green Cross store with the cookies. With the store’s blessing, Lei sold 117 boxes in two hours.
Holli Bert, a spokeswoman for the Green Cross, said that after just 45 minutes, Lei had to call for backup cookies to replenish her stock.
“You put it in terms that they may understand,” Lei’s mother, Carol, told Mashable. “I’m not condoning it, I’m not saying go out in the streets and take marijuana. It also adds a little bit of cool factor. I can be a cool parent for a little bit.”
According to Kelly Parisi, chief communications officer from Girl Scouts of the USA, each region of Girl Scouts has its own guidelines…
Apparently Colorado isn’t happy…
The Girl Scouts of Colorado issued a tweet expressing their disapproval of the situation. “If you are wondering, we don’t allow our Girl Scouts to sell cookies in front of marijuana shops or liquor stores/bars” read the tweet.
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