A smartshop is a shop which sells legal hallucinogens such as cacti and herbs. The shops are said to be smart because these products are supposed to stimulate the mind and improve memory. Many also sell marijuana seeds. Smartshops are largely unregulated but in Amsterdam in particular the authorities have been cracking down after several were found to be selling illegal drugs.All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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