Shopkeeper from Burnley receives tobacco fine

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Shopkeeper from Burnley receives tobacco fine Shopkeeper from Burnley receives tobacco fine

A SHOPKEEPER from Burnley has been left with a £700 legal bill after being caught selling rolling tobacco.

Mohammed Usman, 27, of Forest Street, Burnley, was prosecuted by Lancashire trading standards over products on sale at Knott Lane convenience store in Colne.

He was fined £600 with £150 costs and a £60 victim surcharge after he admitted supplying Golden Virginia pouches without health warnings.

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10:53am Thu 30 Jan 14

DaveBurnley says...

Golden Virginia pouches without health warnings?

Do you mean smuggled tobacco?
Golden Virginia pouches without health warnings? Do you mean smuggled tobacco? DaveBurnley

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