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Customs snuff out journalist’s joy. Box confiscated after luggage searched. It’s always important to check you’ve got your facts right as a journalist, but this one had obviously not been thorough enough. According to aftenbladet.no, Icelandic customs noticed something was up when he arrived together with the Norwegian national football team at Reykjavik airport. The journalist’s upper lip wasn’t fat as a result of a disagreement, but a dose of snuff.

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Customs snuff out journalist’s joy

Published on Thursday, 3rd September, 2009 at 22:21 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Box confiscated after luggage searched.

Box of Prima brown snuff
Box of Prima brown snuff
Photo: Henrik Karll


It’s always important to check you’ve got your facts right as a journalist, but this one had obviously not been thorough enough.

According to aftenbladet.no, Icelandic customs noticed something was up when he arrived together with the Norwegian national football team at Reykjavik airport. The journalist’s upper lip wasn’t fat as a result of a disagreement, but a dose of snuff.

As it’s illegal to bring snuff to the island his entire stock was confiscated, and he was fined.

Hold the front page.



Published on Thursday, 3rd September, 2009 at 22:21 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: iceland, reykjavik, snuff, illegal, import, luggage, search, customs, fine, confiscated, journalist.





  
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