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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: Mitchell Gary Berube

Location of Offence: Summerstown

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

Date of Offence: February 6, 2019

Date of Conviction: November 19, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: 10 days in jail

Background: On February 6, 2019, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 693 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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