New bill offers increased tactics for eliminating contraband tobacco.
The Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) cheered the recently passed Budget Measures Act that cracks down on contraband tobacco.
“Convenience store retailers are pleased that Finance Minister Sousa is following through on his fall commitment to tackle the underground economy,” said Dave Bryans, CEO of the OCSA. “The Budget Measures Act is a big step forward in the fight against contraband tobacco in Ontario, and we are looking forward to the swift implementation of these measures.”
Specific anti-contraband measures that are a part of the Budget Measures Act include: