Foreign travel checklist: Can your prescription drugs land you in jail? FCO latest advice 

Foreign Office travel advice is to check local laws before travelling as some medicines – even perfectly innocuous ones by UK standards – might well be illegal in that country, potentially leading to deportation or detention.

Even basic pharmacy medicines such as Vicks and Sudafed could land British tourists in very hot water – both are banned in Japan.

As more Britons than ever head further afield to exotic destinations, so grows the concern that holidaymakers might end up in trouble.

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Daily Express :: Travel Feed

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