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Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Felix St Georges-Gobeil

Location:
Cornwall

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.

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