This week Brits will be able to buy a refreshing new mood-enhancer at the shops, along with their fairly liquid, fags, and Smarties. Marketed as a healthy soft drink, a “refreshment for the enlightened,” the Austrian originated C-Ice Swiss Cannabis Ice Tea is a tea beverage laced with marijuana. It contains five percent hemp-flower syrup and .0015 percent THC, weed’s active ingredient. It’s as legal as ginseng and Red Bull, but more like Red Bull…shit. Good shit, at that. But “we are not keen to be a brand just based on cannabis,” said C-Ice’s straight-faced commercial director, apparently in denial of “Cannabis” in the product’s name, the leaf in the logo, and the, um, confusing Austria-Switzerland confusion.
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