Modern Living: Plastic Pot

It looks real enough: a pot of common weed, thin and green. But this pot is not common or even really a weed. It is plastic marijuana, a perfect replica of the real thing, minus the taste, the smell and any sensory ups or downs. Only Cannabis Sativa Inc., which merchandises the fake plant, expects to get high on its effects.

Sixty outlets in the Los Angeles area are selling the stuff, and national distribution is imminent. The pot is sold freestanding, not potted; prices range from $1 for a 20-inch spray to $18 for a 60-inch plant. Sales, according to the...

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