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Wonderland, 5917 Central Ave., Hot Springs.
Medical cannabis isn’t on the market in Arkansas yet and recreational weed may never be, but that has absolutely nothing to do, whatsoever — wink, wink — with Wonderland in Hot Springs, the biggest head shop this writer has ever been in, bar none, in my whole life. The selection there is stunning: rows upon rows of glassware, pipes, lighters and stashboxes, in prices and quality ranging from Kia to Benz. I’d wager it has 60,000 pipes there, and that’s no exaggeration: bongs shaped like cartoon characters (Spongebong Squarepants was a favorite), bongs designed by Snoop Dogg, bongs shaped like couples making The Beast With Two