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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Simon Touchette

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: August 8, 2018

Date of Conviction: December 4, 2019, at the Alexandria Ontario Court of Justice

Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail

Background: On August 8, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 531 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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