Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to 30-Day Jail Sentence
Convicted: Noah David Point
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: August 3, 2018
Date of Conviction: September 18, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice
Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail
Background: On August 3, 2018, an officer from the Canada Border Service Agency searched a vehicle and discovered 214 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.