$33,755 Fine for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes
Convicted: Gregory Rowson-Stevens
Location of Offence: Dryden
Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offence: August 3, 2018
Date of Conviction: October 1, 2018, at the Dryden Ontario Court
Penalty Imposed: A fine of $33,755 was imposed. In addition, the court imposed a
25 per cent victim fine surcharge as required under the Provincial Offences Act.
Background: On August 3, 2018, Ontario Provincial Police officers searched a vehicle and discovered 60,000 unmarked cigarettes. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.