Special Warning About Drug Offenses Abroad


Subject:
Drugs & Medications by Type , Crime , Drug Trafficking , Illegal/Abused Drugs

Description:
Brief caution about possession and use of illegal drugs in foreign countries. "Every year, several hundred Americans are arrested abroad on drug charges. Persons caught with illegal drugs in a foreign country are subject to the drug laws of that country, not those of the U.S.; as always, ignorance of the law is no excuse." Links to an overview of what U.S. consulates can do for Americans arrested overseas. From the U.S. Department of State.

Publisher:
U.S. Department of State

Language:
English

Source:
http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/tips_1232.html#drug_offenses


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