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head shop

n. Slang
A specialty shop that sells paraphernalia for use with illegal drugs.

head′ shop`


n.
Slang.
a shop selling paraphernalia associated with the use of drugs.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.head shop - a shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users; "he bought some roach clips and hashish pipes at the head shop"
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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ILLEGAL head shop drugs are being shipped into Ireland from labs in Malaysia, Cameroon and Hungary, it has emerged.
IT IS time the Government tackled the "legal highs" available over head shop counters.
LIVES are in danger until head shop high Whack comes off the shelves, Labour's health spokeswoman Jan O'Sullivan yesterday warned.
The new legislation will outlaw all mind-altering drugs not listed under the Misuse of Drugs Act - including the dangerous new head shop drug dubbed Whack, which recently led to 50 A&E admissions over a 10-day period.
Ms Kenny revealed a young student had been sent to her for drug counselling - and told her he had bought the mushrooms and drug kit in a Dublin head shop.
A DANGEROUS new head shop drug dubbed "Whack" has hit the market and has struck down at least 40 users in the past 10 days.
It is the first time such legislation has been used against a head shop in the West Midlands region and follows intelligence suggesting the products were covertly still being offered for sale.
Witnesses at the scene said the victim had been sat at the bus stop next to the Iguana Head Shop, which was formerly the Coffee Bar.
Leominster Police Chief Robert Healey said he hasn't had any drug-related issues with Dragon's Leyr, a city head shop that has been in business for about a decade.
By DECLAN BrENNAN JunkieS desperate for a high are putting their lives at risk by injecting themselves with banned head shop drugs.
There is a small amount of skate clothing but the majority of wearable goods are the hippie-type clothes spilling over from the head shop in back.
Among her volumes of poetry are The New York Head Shop and Museum (1974); Coal (1976); The Black Unicorn (1978), poems about Africa; Chosen Poems Old and New (1982); and Our Dead Behind Us (1986).