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16th Nov 2017

Airports Are Selling Some Items That Could Get You Arrested On Holidays


Pharmacies in UK airports are selling medicine to travellers that could get them thrown in jail when they arrive at their destinations, a new investigation has revealed. 

A report by The Independent found that no warning is given about the strict rules certain countries have in place about medicines like codeine, cough mixtures containing dextromethorphan and decongestants containing pseudoephedrin. 

A British woman is currently in prison in Egypt for carrying the banned painkiller Tramadol, while several people have been jailed for having codeine in the United Arab Emirates. 

Travellers have been urged to check rules and regulations in their destination country before they set off. 

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