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CAn I have some? Please say yes! :huh:

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Who let the rif-raf in? :huh:

This is a topic full of serious scientificness :P

(i thought they were smart pills- no? :huh: )

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Richard,

Smarties, in the US are gluten-free. (I believe that in Canada, they are not)

I'll be sure to eat them on this side of the border! :P

Thanks - you made my day! :)

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Yeah, they are smart pills, so they might be worth the risk in your case. ;)

That'll make me 5pts smarter than you, but who's counting? :P

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That'll make me 5pts smarter than you, but who's counting? :P

Wow, since I can't have sugar, you will definately be smarter than me by the end of the day!!!

Smarties in Canada definitely have gluten in them...... :angry:

Yeah, but Altoids don't, who needs Smarties anyway?! :P

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Ok Karen got me wondering. On the wrapper it says "made in Canada" :(

BUT... http://www.smarties.com/allergen.html :)

so I'm going for it!

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My understanding (not being in Canada) is that the smarties in the US are a different candy. The smarties in Canada are similar to m&ms. The US smarties are a sugary treat, no chocolate.

Hez

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As an aside, I sort of remember that they might have lactose in them...? check that out if you are lactose intolerant too.

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Guest nini

my Canadian sister in law tells me that Smarties in Canada are a chocolate candy like m&m's and that American Smarties are sugary tablets... I'm addicted to those sugary things. (I think I ate 6 pks and 5 tootsie rolls today while waiting to pick up my daughter from school ;)

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US Smarties are free of all common allergens...that is what makes them so awesome! BUt they still have corn in them. :(

They used to be corn free.

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Canadian Smarties are chocolate sort of, but not quite like M&Ms.

Canadian Rockets=U.S. Smarties.

Rockets are gluten-free.

Yeah, Smarties are way better than M&Ms, and I miss them. I always ate the red ones last :(

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I had no idea that smarties can be anything other than chocolate candies, how confusing! :huh:

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Lori- don't get me started. My husband and I always have arguments about this. I think that M&Ms are the superior candy and he thinks smarties. Then he starts the debate about how M&Ms are acceptable only if they are peanut M&Ms. I personally think the original M&Ms are superior and now I want some. :ph34r:

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