Adams, Bragg announce joint crackdown on unlicensed Manhattan weed sellers


Mayor Eric Adams and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg are making a new joint push to crack down on businesses illegally selling weed in the Big Apple, the pair announced Tuesday afternoon.

The NYPD has filed complaints in Manhattan Supreme Court against the operators of four East Village storefronts they say they observed selling marijuana without a license, in several cases to underaged individuals, the mayor said. At the same time, Bragg said his office sent a letter to over 400 smoke shops throughout Manhattan his office believes to be selling unlicensed pot, warning them they could be evicted if they don’t halt the illicit sales.