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Two People Convicted of Tobacco-Related Offences

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Two People Convicted of Tobacco-Related Offences

Ministry of Finance

Description of Offences: The following individuals were convicted of offences under the Tobacco Tax Act.


Court location

Offence and date of offence


Date of conviction

Penalty imposed

Mark Blair


Possession of 392 unmarked cigarettes September 1, 2017

March 28, 2018

$443.74 fine

Sandra Neiley


Possession of 7,600 unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale December 7, 2017

April 3, 2018

$1,250 fine

The court also imposed a victim fine surcharge for each offence as required under the Provincial Offences Act. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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