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‘It’s like a calling’: Inside an Ozone Park resident’s journey from convicted felon to legal cannabis shop owner in Astoria

Jul. 24, 2023 By John Schilling When 29-year-old Jeremy Rivera stood before a judge in Queens County Court on Aug. 8, 2016, he was sentenced to two years in Gouverneur Correctional Facility in Upstate New York for a non-violent crime: possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. Prior to his arrest, Rivera was…
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