Utah Governor Gary Herbert has halted the distribution of 100,000 condoms for free in the US state because of racy slogans on the packaging.
It features phrases like “SL,UT”, a word play on Utah and its capital, Salt Lake City, “Enjoy Your Mountin” and “Explore Utah’s caves”.
It was part of a campaign by the Utah department of health on HIV prevention and promotion of safe sex.
The department apologised for “the offensive packaging”.
The office of Mr Herbert, a Republican, said that he “understands the importance of the Utah department of health conducting a campaign to educate Utahns about HIV prevention”.
“He does not, however, approve the use of sexual innuendo as part of a taxpayer-funded campaign, and our office has