More Cactus Candy?
It seems they’re “Popular in Scandinavia.”
3 : a small usually sweetened and flavored medicated material that is designed to be held in the mouth for slow dissolution; especially : one that contains a demulcent —called also pastille, troche
So I think I may be correct in my skepticism. Any Scandinavians out there know for sure?
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