Cannabis perfume is ‘the scent of the summer’, according to a top retailer with their weed-infused cologne giving the …

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THE cannabis smell is so distinctive that it has now been bottled up and is being sold as the “scent of the summer”.

Yes, you heard correct. The Perfume Shop is selling the skunk-infused fragrance for men, and it is aimed to give them an “edge of risk”.

 You can now get weed-infused fragrance at The Perfume Shop

The Perfume Shop

You can now get weed-infused fragrance at The Perfume Shop
  • The Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Party Fever, £59.99 from The Perfume Shop – buy now

The Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Party Fever fragrance is being sold for £59.99 for a 100ml bottle and is includes Cannabidiol (commonly known as CBD).

It’s described by the brand as being “an elegant, refined summer scent that opens with a spicy energy then mellows with a herbaceous cannabis accord in the heart”.

Wearers won’t spend the day getting progressively high off the fumes, however, as CBD is not the part of the plant that gets you high – sorry to disappoint.

It’s actually tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, that gives you the high feeling, and different types of cannabis plants have varying levels of THC and CBD.

 The perfume includes Cannabidiol (commonly known as CBD) which isn't the part of the plant that gets you high

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The perfume includes Cannabidiol (commonly known as CBD) which isn’t the part of the plant that gets you high

Oil from hemp plants contains no, or very little, THC, while oil from marijuana plants can contain high levels of THC.

Cannabis oil that contains no THC, or less than 0.5 per cent, is legal in the UK and is used by many to ease symptoms of various ailments from joint pain and multiple sclerosis to anxiety and depression.

While the perfume might not get you high, you might want to be careful who catches the scent on you in case they jump to conclusions!

A Perfume Shop spokesperson said: “In recent months, cannabis has managed to successfully shrug off its negative reputation to become one of the biggest buzz words in the beauty world with brands and retailers launching ranges infused with the plant extract.”

 Cannabis oil that contains no THC, or less than 0.5 per cent, is legal in the UK

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Cannabis oil that contains no THC, or less than 0.5 per cent, is legal in the UK

Cathy Newman, The Perfume Shop Marketing & Customer Experience Director added: “The new Carolina Herrera 212 VIP Men Party Fever is the scent of the season, designed to lift your spirit and exude the feeling of summer when nights are longer and drinks are colder.

“The scent adds to the warmth and depth of the woody fragrance.”

Cannabis has been completely illegal in the UK since 1971, but now calls are growing for the laws restricting the Class-B drug to be relaxed.

Being caught with cannabis comes with a maximum of five years in prison, an unlimited fine, or both.

While being convicted of producing and supplying the Class-B drug carries up to 14 years behind bars, an unlimited fine, or both.

What is cannabis oil and is it legal in the UK?

CBD cannabis oil is a substance extracted from the cannabis plant by steam distillation.

Cannabis oil is usually consumed orally, and has a very distinct taste.

This low-concentrate version of the oil is available to buy in the UK and is not illegal.

THC (or Tetrahydrocannabinol) is the psychoactive component in cannabis that makes users feel “high”.

There have been high profile calls for higher concentration oil to be made legal.

The family of epilepsy sufferer Billy Caldwell, 12, were granted an exemption by the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to take concentrated CBD cannabis oil after insisting it was a lifeline.

And Alfie Dingley’s parents say the six-year-old should be allowed the same treatmentafter describing its impact on his seizures as “nothing short of a miracle”.

Cannabis ‘could help stop the spread of cancer cells’ by blocking supply of blood to tumours.

And Brits smoked 255 tons of cannabis last year by rolling 760 MILLION spliffs.

Mum shares heartbreaking video of son, five, suffering epileptic fit in desperate bid to get him cannabis oil

Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/6826655/weed-smelling-perfume-for-men/

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