According to Jerry Martin, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, it is a federal crime to send diseases or viruses across state lines, but that hasn’t stopped one Nashville woman who is charging $50 for a chickenpox-infected lollipop. Customers are lining up. AllVoices has more:
It seems that these days, even the most absurd kind of business ideas can flourish. A mother in Nashville is making it big with chickenpox-infected lollipops by selling them to other parents who want their children to contract the virus.