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Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail

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Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Zachery Regis Martin

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: November 5, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court

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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