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Old February 25th, 2009, 06:16 PM
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Default Re: Tobacco laws blow

Originally Posted by jeffg1 View Post
I live in Quebec and yesterday I received a package from a vendor in the states, i ordered 5 jars of al fakher, each 250 grams. When sending tobacco in the mail, always mark the value as being real low, he marked it at 15 bucks, and listed as gift. No duties were charged, it wasn't even opened by customs, and its his 4th shipment to me here in canada, and not once have they charged duties/taxes.

Just a tip when sending to canada

It's more important for a vendor to keep their business with you than to be honest with the customs of whatever country they're shipping to. However, the penalties will be of great importance for the store if they get caught in the act.

Just take Hookah Company for example. They stopped shipping to Canada a while ago because of trouble with the customs.

By the way, never mention the name of the store. We the vendors and they our money. Let's keep it that way.
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