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[Sunday Independent] , Hughes, Aislinn 'Head shops' booming as row rages over legal highs. (07 Feb 2010)

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You can't buy a buy a bottle of wine after 10pm or smoke in a public place -- but you can buy a "legal high" 24 hours a day or even have it delivered direct to your door.

So called "head shops" are a booming business throughout the country.

Often dark and poky looking, they are packed from floor to ceiling with various smoking, snorting and plant growing equipment.

Mysterious substances that have not yet been officially banned in Ireland are for sale and labelled as plant food and bath salts, marked "not for human consumption".

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