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60-Day Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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60-Day Jail Sentence for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Jeremy Quinn Myers

Location of Offence: Bainsville

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

Date of Offence: May 22, 2019

Date of Conviction: October 10, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice

Penalty Imposed: 60 days in jail

Background: On May 22, 2019, officers from the RCMP searched a vehicle and discovered 823 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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