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