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Criminal Code

Version of section 121.1 from 2022-11-17 to 2024-05-01:

Marginal note:Selling, etc., of tobacco products and raw leaf tobacco

  •  (1) No person shall sell, offer for sale, transport, deliver, distribute or have in their possession for the purpose of sale a tobacco product, or raw leaf tobacco that is not packaged, unless it is stamped. The terms tobacco product, raw leaf tobacco, packaged and stamped have the same meanings as in section 2 of the Excise Act, 2001.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions — subsections 30(2) and 32(2) and (3) of Excise Act, 2001

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in any of the circumstances described in any of subsections 30(2) and 32(2) and (3) of the Excise Act, 2001.

  • Marginal note:Exception — section 31 of Excise Act, 2001

    (3) A tobacco grower does not contravene subsection (1) by reason only that they have in their possession raw leaf tobacco described in paragraph 31(a), (b) or (c) of the Excise Act, 2001.

  • Marginal note:Punishment

    (4) Every person who contravenes subsection (1)

    • (a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years; or

    • (b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • (5) [Repealed, 2022, c. 15, s. 9]

  • 2014, c. 23, s. 3
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 34
  • 2022, c. 15, s. 9

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