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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: Denis Richard Bedard

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: April 17, 2018

Date of Conviction: December 2, 2019, at the Cornwall Ontario Court of Justice

Penalty Imposed: Seven days in jail

Background: On April 17, 2018, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered 250 kg of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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