Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Felix St Georges-Gobeil
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: September 19, 2017
Date of Conviction: May 17, 2018, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: 60 days in jail
Background: On September 19, 2017, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 1,162,000 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.