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March 25, 2006

Huge Pot Bust in the East Bay

This is a trip. Imagine marijuana cultivation was legal. Beyond just growing and selling buds of the plant, which would be enormously profitable by itself, how else might you profit off of stoners? How would you "add value" to your operation?

A crime ring of at least 12 east bay men, including former College Park High School students, figured that one out. Beyond professionalizing their pot growing operation, requiring employees to punch timecards and installing the latest technology in grow laps and air filtration, these men hit on a brilliant idea:

Pot candy.

Seriously, they made suckers, candy bars, and sodas with high amounts of THC. They even branded the products with names such as KeefKat, PotTarts and Toke-a-Cola.

Check it out:

CBS5 article and newscast

SFGate Article

Inside Bay Area article

Posted by cbsisco at March 25, 2006 01:22 PM