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The Toronto Globe and Mail reports that there may be a controversy brewing in Canada about the decision by chains such as Wal-Mart and Shoppers Drug Mart to begin carrying a category called “sexual well-being products” because of what is termed “a growing acceptance for open discourse about sex in Canada.”

The paper notes that the move “is especially surprising for Wal-Mart, which doesn't sell video games rated ‘adult-only’ and recently removed a magazine from one of its stores after a customer complained that it was too sexual.” However, Wal-Mart Canada spokesman Kevin Groh told the Globe and Mail that in Canada, such items are considered mainstream, and therefore a good fit for the retailer. Groh did say that he expected some customers’ to disapprove: "It would be naive of us to think every product we stock would meet the approval of every single customer in the store."
KC's View:
The product line is a new brand manufactured by the Trojan company and is targeted, according to the company, at couples looking to bring new excitement to their intimate relationships.

Or maybe it is new intimacy to their exciting relationships. We’re not sure.

All we know is that we’d never see the day when mainstream stores would be carrying an item called a “personal massager.”

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.