A woman was traveling by train from Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmo, Sweden when customs agents discovered that she had 15 pounds of marijuana on her in a purple bag.
The woman admitted to a Swedish court that she had indeed been carrying “grass” with her, but claimed that she honestly thought it was real grass for a lawn and not drugs. She even claimed that she wasn’t aware that “grass” was another name for marijuana.
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Her claims didn’t hold up in court, however, and the woman was sentenced to two years and three months in prison. Her brother-in-law was also sentenced to two years and three months in jail after authorities discovered his fingerprints on the purple bag.
A couple of years ago, reports surfaced on the Internet that Sweden had legalized marijuana, but after much hype, it was discovered that it was a hoax.