Major Joint Canada-U.S. Anti-Drug and Contraband Tobacco Operation Underway: Police Expert Available for Comment

OTTAWA, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - As reported by numerous news organizations, in the wake of the currently ongoing Operation Mygale by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement in Quebec and Ontario against massive drug and contraband tobacco traffickers, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is making its spokesperson available for comment.

WHAT: Operation Mygale comment and contraband tobacco background information

WHO: Gary Grant, a 39-year veteran of the Toronto Police Service and the NCACT's National Spokesperson

WHEN: Wednesday March 31, 2016

HOW: By telephone

The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco is a Canadian advocacy group formed by organizations and associations concerned about the growing danger of contraband cigarettes. NCACT members share the goals of working together to educate people and urge government to take quick action to stop this growing threat.

The members of the NCACT are: Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec (ADA), Association des marchands dépanneurs et épiciers du Québec (AMDEQ), Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA), Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Canadian Taxpayers Federation, Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers Council, Conseil du patronat du Québec (CPQ), Customs and Immigration Union, Échec au crime Québec, Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), Frontier Duty Free Association (FDFA), National Convenience Stores Distributors Association (NACDA), Ontario Chamber of Commerce, Retail Council of Canada, Toronto Crime Stoppers, United Korean Commerce and Industry Association (UKCIA), and National Capital Area Crime Stoppers.


SOURCE National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT)

For further information: Michael Powell, (p) 1-866-950-5551, (m) 613-797-7313, (e)


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