Importing Scotch & Cigars

With the Canadian and US dollars hovering around the same rate, many Canadians are interested in saving a few bucks by shopping in the US. People always remark how much cheaper alcohol and tobacco are in the US, but before you stock up your cabinets in the States, you should be aware of the duty rates you’ll face at the borders.  We also want to cover the consequences if you are caught smuggling. This applies to Canadian residents returning to Canada, specifically residents of British Columbia.

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