Not knives and pitchforks, but bongs and pipes

Angry residents come to the Agoura Hills City Council in ‘armed’ protest against new smoke shop

Residents came to the Jan. 27 Agoura Hills City Council meeting in armed protest against Sam’s Tobacco, Cigar and Hookah Shop on Thousand Oaks Boulevard. They carried water pipes, or “bongs,” that they purchased from the new store and issued angry complaints against the business owner, Usama Nassar.

Residents say the store is really just a head shop, a store that is designed to sell drug paraphernalia to young people, not a cigar smoke shop.

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