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Authorities raid illegal smoke shops in College Point and Whitestone, seize cannabis and tobacco products

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Feb. 22, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Several illegal smoke shops in College Point and Whitestone were busted Tuesday by the NYC Sheriff’s Department. Officers seized a “tremendous amount” of flavored nicotine vapes, which are illegal in the state, as well as cannabis products such as edibles and joints that cannot be sold without a state license. The officers were able to fill dozens of large garbage bags with the confiscated products during the afternoon raids.  One of the locations targeted was Whitestone Essentials on 150th Street. The officers from the sheriff’s department, with assistance from the 109th Precinct, simultaneously raided…
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E-bike rider from Flushing killed after losing control in College Point: NYPD

Feb. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry A Flushing man was killed after falling off his e-bike in College Point last month, and a preliminary investigation determined he was not wearing a helmet. Police from the 109th Precinct in Flushing responded to a 911 call regarding an injured man near the intersection of College Point Boulevard… Read more »