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Court Imposes Jail for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes

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Court Imposes Jail for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Pierre Larose

Location: Cornwall

Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act

Date of Offence: March 2, 2018

Date of Conviction: November 20, 2018, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: 30 days in jail

Background: On March 2, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police executed a search warrant and discovered 4,600 unmarked cigarettes. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited. 

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