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30 Days Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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30 Days Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Madison Donna Bennett

Location of Offence: Cornwall

Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale under the Tobacco Tax Act

Date of Offence: April 17, 2018

Date of Conviction: April 16, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail

Background: On April 17, 2018, officers of the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 214 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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