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Ontario Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

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Ontario Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Jordan Rolland MacDonald

Location of Offences: Cornwall

Description of Offences: Possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco and possession of unmarked fine-cut tobacco for the purpose of sale, under the Tobacco Tax Act

Date of Offences: April 17, 2018

Date of Convictions: March 21, 2019, at the Cornwall Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: 30 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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