Tag: illegal-smoke-shops

Op-ed: Making the change: Illegal cannabis stores will now be closed!


May. 1, 2024 By Assemblymember Stacey Pheffer Amato I am currently writing this in the early hours after intensely debating the State Budget. As your State representative, I have been working to pass fiscal policies that represent the needs of our community. Moments ago, our community scored a tremendous victory as I voted yes and…
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Senator Addabbo shuts down illegal Smoke Shop, faces ongoing battle to close more

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Feb. 28, 2024 By Anthony Medina A neighborhood dispute between a Queens state Senator and a smoke shop caught illegally selling cannabis last year boiled over this month, with law enforcement placing a restraining order on the business’ storefront. Magic Pack, a smoke shop located at 84-17 Jamaica Ave., has been shut down by authorities and is unlikely to reopen after State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. (D-Woodhaven) called for its closure and began working with law enforcement last year to make it happen. Addabbo collaborated with the NYPD and NYC Sheriff’s office to close Magic Pack down, which is…
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