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Smoke Shop Open for Business on Spring Road

Smyrna's newest tobacco shop offers tobacco pipes, hookahs, cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco.

Smoke Shop is open for business and you can stick that in your pipe and smoke it. Smyrna’s newest tobacco shop, located at 2585 Spring Road in the old Petal Pushers florist location, offers a wide assortment of tobacco pipes and hookahs and will soon carry cigarettes, cigars and pipe tobacco.

Smoke Shop opened in early February and business has been steady ever since, said Addy Dhamani, the store’s manager.

The coolers that used to house bouquets of flowers are in the process of being converted to a walk-in humidor, Dhamani said. Smoke Shop will offer cigars once the humidor is complete, which should be by the end of March.

He explained that the store’s owner chose the location because it’s in “the right neighborhood” and because of its proximity to the busy Spring Road/Cumberland Boulevard intersection.

There are already several tobacco shops in Smyrna, including WiseAsh Cigars on Cobb Parkway and Cigar Villa on Atlanta Road as well as Tobacco Road and Discount Smoke and Tobacco, both located on South Cobb Drive. However, Smoke Shop is the first of its kind on Spring Road.

“We want to offer good customer service and satisfaction at a good, reasonable price,” Dhamani said.

Smoke Shop will soon offer its customers a loyalty card program. Shoppers can show their loyalty cards each time they make a purchase. After five purchases customers earn a 15 percent discount.

Smoke Shop is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Smoke Shop can only serve customers 18 and older and shoppers must provide proof of ID to enter the store.

Roger N February 23, 2012 at 05:11 PM
Do the Jamaican flag colors on the sign hint there may be more than just "tobacco" offered? Just kidding.
Brian February 28, 2012 at 02:15 AM
I know what you're hinting at but if it's strictly for tobacco use, then it's strictly for tobacco use regardless of what people truly plan to do with the pipes, etc. Let's be happy that something was found that is willing to move into that worn out stripmall next to a bunker-like church school. Not the prettiest stretch of Spring Rd.
Sam Iam March 19, 2012 at 01:47 PM
This store purportedly has a "hand roll" machine where you can bring in your own "tobacco" and feed it into a machine for rolling into cigarettes. Yes .... I think it can be assumed they are catering to a certain clientele based on the location, colors of the sign and the presence of this machine. Let's not be naive.
Seth Snyder November 28, 2012 at 07:48 PM
I thought you were kidding too, because the flag of Jamaica is green, gold and black. Those colors on the sign are the colors on the Ethiopian flag. Check out the links below. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Ethiopia_(1991-1996).svg
Seth Snyder November 28, 2012 at 07:53 PM
I also agree with Brian. Go small businesses!
Seth Snyder November 28, 2012 at 08:30 PM
Sir, assuming that they are catering to a crowd of degenerates and drug users based on limited criteria, that would be you undoing. Drug use is definitely more prevelent among nicer areas, especially harder drugs with more serious long term outcomes than the short term effects of the Marijuana usage you are insinuating. Second, as mentionioned in my above comment those color represent Ethiopia's flag. While, the Rastafari movement has recognized these colors in their symbols and in their flag, as well, you shan't make assumptions as to the symbolism. In the case of the Ethiopian Flag, the green represents the land, yellow stands for peace and hope, and red is symbolic of strength. My last issue is the presence of the machine. Plenty of adults roll their own cigarettes, I am not a smoker but I do know that this is a tedious and time consuming task, that can be easily aided in the use of an expensive machine. As you suggested before, this is a location in a poorer part of town, who probably cannot afford such a machine. In addition to this information, if in fact the owners of this establishment were to allow the usage of their machines for the rolling of marijuana cigarettes then residue would probably be left on the inside of these machines, once residue has contaminated the machines they are considered paraphernalia and if the police were to search the business they could test for this residue. http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/drugs/study-finds-rich-kids-more
MA Evans November 28, 2012 at 09:01 PM
It's a head shop which is a store that sells drug paraphernalia used for smoking cannabis. These shops also sell counterculture items. There's another one on Concord. So Smyrna has at least two on basically the same road. These are the only types of businesses that Smyrna can attract.
MA Evans November 28, 2012 at 09:06 PM
And it's old news that the 'burbs have more young people using drugs than the inner cities.

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