- Cruise ship passengers can be exposed to legal systems that don’t provide the same protections they would find in the US.
- When a cruise ship docks at a port, its passengers are subject to the laws of the country in which the port is located.
- This can lead to warrantless searches from local police, the most common of which involve marijuana possession, lawyer Jim Walker told Business Insider.
- If the local officials find even a small amount of marijuana, the passenger may face an ultimatum: pay a fine or spend time in jail.
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Source : BusinessInsider.Com