Many countries acquire annealed penalties for biologic violations and carefully accomplish biologic laws. If you are bent buying, selling, accustomed or application any blazon of biologic – from hashish to heroin, marijuana to mescaline, cocaine to quaaludes – you will be arrested. You are accountable to adopted laws overseas, not U.S. laws, and, if arrested, you will acquisition that:
• Few countries accommodate a board trial.
• Trials are generally long, with delays and postponements.
• Most countries do not acquire bail.
• Pre-trial detention, generally in aloof confinement, may endure for months.
If you are convicted, you face a accessible book of:
• 2 – 10 years in abounding countries
• A minimum of 6 years harder activity and a annealed accomplished in some countries
• The afterlife amends in a amount of countries (e.g. Malaysia, Pakistan, Turkey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia)
During contempo years, there has been an access in the amount of women arrested abroad. These are usually women who serve as biologic couriers or “mules” and who accept that they can accomplish fast money and acquire a vacation at the aforementioned time, after accepting caught. Instead of a vacation, they accept a abiding abode in an across jail.
U.S. citizens acquire been arrested away on biologic accuse because they bedevilled just one ounce or beneath of marijuana. The accident of getting confined for just one marijuana cigarette is artlessly not account it!
Once you are arrested, the U.S. consular administrator CANNOT get you out of bastille nor out of the country!
Likewise, the U.S. consular administrator CANNOT
• Represent you at balloon or accord you acknowledged counsel.
• Pay acknowledged fees and/or fines with U.S. Government funds.
• If anyone offers you a chargeless cruise and some quick and simple money, just for bringing aback a suitcase…SAY NO!
• Do not backpack a amalgamation for anyone, no amount how baby it may be.
• Do not let anyone backpack your accoutrements for you while you are abroad.
• If the drugs are in you suitcase, you will be caught.
Do not get complex with actionable drugs overseas! It can blemish added than your vacation. It can ruin your life!