"The plant is barcoded and nurtured. It moves with its barcode from room to room and each movement is recorded. The state wants to know if it dies, is infested, sold or moves throughout the facility.
The plant is harvested, dried, weighed, cured, batched and tested. They are then packaged into units and receive barcodes as they become goods that will be sold to a retail store.
The retail store accepts a manifest of goods into their system and the retail store point-of-sale is also connected to the state tracking system. Each sale is recorded as the little packages with barcodes leave the building and are free for the first time from the confines of inventory tracking and state surveillance."
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