Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco Leads to Jail
Convicted: Kayla Skidders
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 10, 2018
Date of Conviction: September 17, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: One day in jail and a 12-month probation order
Background: On August 10, 2018, an officer from the Canada Border Service Agency searched a vehicle and discovered 10.58 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.