90 Days Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Sukhraj A. Sandhu
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: May 24, 2018
Date of Conviction: April 16, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: 90 days in jail
Background: On May 24, 2018, an Ontario Provincial Police officer searched a vehicle and discovered 7,331 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.