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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted:  Jillian Nanci King

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: August 9, 2018

Date of Conviction: September 9, 2019 at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice

Penalty Imposed: 5 days in jail

Background: On August 9, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 738,300 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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