Consumers in the Walmart store in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, might notice some unusual (for Walmart) items on purchase in the cigar kiosk between your store’s bathroom and it is photo studio.
$140 bongs, even
“One from the bongs costs 2, 068 pesos, so around $140, ” Colorado resident Judy Thrush told The Cannabist from her visit to eastern Mexico. Playa del Carmen is near other popular tourist locations Cozumel and Cancun.
Walmart’s initial reaction to The Cannabist: “The item you pointed out isn't a product Walmart Mexico sells. We've leased space to some smoke and tobacco third-party vendor who must adhere to local laws and regulations and rules.”
A “flavored tobacco” bong?
Upon another contact, a Walmart representative told The Cannabist: “This type of product can be used as flavored tobacco. It might have legal reasons.” Whenever we stated the marijuana leaf on a few of the glass pieces, the organization representative stated, “It’s not within our sales room. It isn't something that we sell. It’s our suppliers — among the small stores which are outdoors in our sales room.”
Following a couple of more hrs of deliberation, Walmart’s corporate communications team returned towards the Cannabist: “We are looking at the problem now.Inches
What bong-related goods are you able to buy at Walmart?
The Walmart repetition rejected to discuss if the chain’s American stores offered similar products — or located third-party suppliers who offered similar products. What will come in U.S. Walmarts: The “Evil Bong” Dvd disks, including “Gingerdead Guy Versus. Evil Bong” and “Evil Bong 3: The Wrath Of Bong.”