A lady travelling with 290 Tramadol painkilling tablets, thought to be a repeat subscription surplus and prescribed for someone else. The drugs, destined she says. for a male already in Egypt who has a bad back.
The traveller has been detained at an Egyptian airport, and is now possibly facing a life in jail facing charges for trafficking prohibited drugs.
So without picking up on that specific case, what are the general rules for the importation of medications?
We suggest you fully research each individual country on any travel itinerary, before you buy tickets.. the example below is the for the USA, but even now conditions and restrictions may change.
Can I travel with medications and medical devices, such as needles or oxygen tanks?
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