The owner of King Smoke Shop, 600 East Broadway in South Boston, was arrested along with one of his clerks today on charges they were selling marijuana cigarettes, THC and edibles that included pot-laced gummy worms.
Boston Police report that the two arrests were the culmination of an investigation that included undercover officers buying pot products illegal to sell without a license. Police launched the investigation after receiving several complaints from the public.
Police say officers today seized more than 60 bags of marijuana candies, 67 vials of THC, 26 "Moon Rock Marijuana" containers, 95 marijuana cigarettes and more than $1,000 in cash.
Owner Tanveer Shah, 61, of Bellingham, was charged with possession of marijuana and THC with intent to distribute. Saqib Imran, 38, of Brockton, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, police say.
Shah also owns the Mass. Ave. Smoke Shop on Massachusetts Avenue in Newmarket Square.