Remember a few years ago when Girl Scouts in San Francisco made headlines for the obviously brilliant move of selling cookies in front of a marijuana dispensary? They’re still allies, and this year, the girls threw down the gauntlet in a charity duel.
The troop challenged the dispensary to convince as many customers as it could to donate to a kindergarten-to-college charity program, CBS San Francisco reports.
The loser would have to bake cookies for the winners — and wouldn’t you know it, the Girl Scouts won.
The dispensary says it’s also a winner — at least with regard to its efforts to improve the public image of the retail marijuana industry.
“It’s a strong demonstration that dispensaries are safe places, that they’re not a threat to neighbors, to neighborhoods, to children,” said a spokesman for the dispensary.
And lest anyone is worried, the shop says no extra ingredients will be added to the cookies.
“Obviously, they will be kid-friendly cookies,” the spokesman noted.