Possession of and trafficking in drugs is very hazardous and many people are held in foreign prisons for various drug offences. The penalty for carrying drugs can be death!
Countries that currently may enforce the death penalty are Burma, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Turkey. Travellers should be warned about taking cannabis while in a foreign country, as it can cause profound personality changes in the user.
Drug addicts should under no circumstances travel. Young travellers should be wary about accepting lifts or hitchhiking in countries 'at risk'.
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