What about contraband?
In the meantime, the convenience industry continues to call on all levels of government to address the issue of contraband tobacco. Although governments are losing billions each year due to the illicit market, there is little in the way of action to address this problem.
In the meantime, the makers and sellers of contraband tobacco - often organized crime groups - will not have to adhere to any of the new Health Canada restrictions.
-with files from Convenience Store News Canada