Bread, meat, milk and now also marijuana. The German supermarket chain Lidl Has been merchandising, in Switzerland, since last April 18 bundles cigarettes based on Cannabis and 100% Local. The product, considered By the supermarket A tobacco substitute, contains less than 1% of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive substance of the plant, and a high concentration of cannabidiol (CBD), recommended by some experts to fight The anxiety or the Multiple sclerosis spasms.
The products, made by a small Swiss company called The Botanicals, can be bought in two sizes. The 1.5-gram packet costs 17.99 Swiss francs (just over 15 euros), with indoor-grown marijuana. The three-gram packet costs 19.99 francs (just over 16 euros) and the plant is grown in greenhouses. Located in the northeast of the country Swiss, the botanicals offer several articles such as creams and cosmetics based on cannabidiol, “one of the most important cannabinoids in the medicinal plant Cannabis sativa And the second most widely used cannabinoid in pharmaceutical products. ” The company highlights the therapeutic content of the substance. The packs of cigarettes that Lidl now makes available to the client contain 0.8% THC and 21% CBD.