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Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to 30-Day Jail Sentence

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Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to 30-Day Jail Sentence

Ministry of Finance

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. 

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