Court Imposes Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco
Convicted: Ronald William Cook
Location of Offences: Cornwall
Description of Offences: Possession of unmarked tobacco and possession of unmarked tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act
Date of Offences: January 9, 2019
Date of Convictions: December 18, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court
Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail
Background: On January 9, 2019, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 691 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.