There’s every reason to believe that a federally illegal industry with nearly endless money on the table, is going to attract some unscrupulous characters.
- In recent weeks, Marines veteran Brett Puffenbarger has attracted attention on LinkedIn for Project Mongoose, a social media campaign under the hashtag #grassattractssnakes to root out bad actors in the space. (Mongooses eat snakes.)
- Since Project Mongoose launched in early January, Puffenbarger says it has collected 400 stories from people who felt they’ve been maltreated and used. The plan is to publish them alongside expert commentary.