Village Grannies is updating the smoke shop for the 21st century, with one of the city's classiest, friendliest places to buy pipes and bowls.
Two case studies in different areas of the UK demonstrate that a blanket ban on all psychoactive substances isn't going to have nearly the kind of effect the Home Office believes it will.
Phil "Smokees" Staples spent years in and out of prison for robbery and drug dealing before opening a chain of head shops. Now, half of his business is about to go down the drain.
Peace, love, hugs, and jaw-clenching in a dark, sweaty basement.
"Sometimes you have to say, 'I've had enough of this rubbish and I'm going to fight it.'"
Is it the final nail in the coffin for the country's head shops?