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Octopus Garden Stores Raided, Shutdown

Updated: Tuesday, December 18 2012, 05:28 PM EST

Federal and local law enforcement agents raided local smoke shops in a crack down on synthetic marijuana.

Officers raided Octopus Garden Smoke Shops in Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania counties, Monday.  They confiscated truckloads of inventory, but federal agents would not comment on what exactly was removed from the stores. 

Local sheriffs say the officers were looking for synthetic pot, also known as K2. 

Octopus Garden locations are shutdown while the investgation continues.

This comes on the heels of similar raids in other North Carolina cities last week.

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Octopus Garden Stores Raided, Shutdown

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