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Walmart Canada Pulled A "Cocaine Santa" Sweater From Its Website After Backlash

Other "ugly Christmas sweaters" have been removed, too.

Now that we're in the middle of the holiday season, it's time to wrap up your Christmas shopping. There's one tradition that plenty of people partake in each year where they buy and then wear a silly, novelty ugly Christmas sweater. Recently, Walmart Canada's Christmas sweaters have been getting a lot of attention online and it's not for what you think.

Because you can buy pretty much anything at Walmart, people have also been turning to the store for their Christmas sweater needs, although the selection they found definitely wasn't they were expecting.

Recently, Twitter users have been posting about some "ugly" sweaters they found on Walmart Canada's website, one of which includes an image of a bug-eyed Santa Claus and several lines of what looks like cocaine.

"Let It Snow", the sweater reads. As if the message wasn't clear enough, the product description also goes into great detail.

It reads, "That’s why Santa really likes to savour the moment when he gets his hands on some quality, grade A, Colombian snow. He packs it in perfect lines on his coffee table and then takes a big whiff to smell the high quality aroma of the snow."

The product has since been taken down from Walmart's site, but not before people were able to post screenshots to Twitter.

"Yall. Look at this description for this Christmas sweater from Walmart," one user tweeted, along with some screen grabs from the website.

"This is the best ugly Christmas sweater copy ever written," another person commented.

Other sweaters that were removed from Walmart Canada's website included a pantsless Santa Claus roasting his "chestnuts" on an open fire, and an upside-down snowman intended to represent male genitalia.

"EXCUSE ME HWAT," read another tweet expressing concern that Walmart was "advertising cocaine" on merchandise.

"These sweaters, sold by a third-party seller on Walmart.ca, do not represent Walmart’s values and have no place on our website. We have removed these products from our marketplace. We apologize for any unintended offence this may have caused,” a spokesperson told Global News.

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