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In the Netherlands, the term Smart Shop refers to a store that specializes in psychoactive substances.

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Such as... hallucinogenic mushrooms.

"At the moment we sell like 5 different kind of varieties of mushrooms, so the Hawaiian is one of the strongest, it can be a very intense experience, and the Mexican, Colombian, Ecuadorian are lighter, very visual nice experience!"

Magic mushrooms: photo mushrooms: photo

But the Dutch health minister says hallucinogenic mushrooms "can lead to unpredictable and risky behavior."

A ban on selling these so-called magic mushrooms goes into effect December 1st.

But not before we ask you to name this city that's famous for its Rembrandt's, flower markets, winding canals and Smart Shops.

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We're going to speak to someone who could be about to lose her business.

It's not the global economic meltdown that may force her to close up shop.

It's a new law that bans the sale of hallucinogenic mushrooms in the Netherlands.