Unfortunately it looks like she is going to become a “political prisoner”.
Public Russian statements are getting ever more forceful.
Here at CLR we can’t say to US citizens enough..
DO NOT TAKE…
Or associated products ANYWHERE outside the US. It just isn’t worth it and avoid stopovers in the gulf states or Hong Kong. They might even test your hair follicles for cannabis use.
Just because it is semi – legal in the US doesn’t mean it is elsewhere.
If it is semi-legal ( say UK / Europe) DON’T TAKE PRODUCT ON THE PLANE… WAIT TILL YOU GET TO YOUR DESTINATION AND SEE WHAT YOU CAN FIND THERE – OTHERWISE IF YOU CAN’T COPE THE SOLUTION IS SIMPLE
DON’T TRAVEL !!!!!!
If the following doesn’t persuade you to follow our simple guidelines, then, as they say.. be it on your head.
Russia isn’t backing down when it comes to the arrest of Brittney Griner.
It’s been over three and a half months since Griner was arrested at the Moscow airport after Russian officials found hashish oil in her luggage. If she’s convicted on those charges, she could face up to 10 years in prison.
Russia spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has gone after U.S. officials who have said that Griner’s arrest is for no reason.
“If a U.S. citizen was taken in connection with the fact that she was smuggling drugs, and she does not deny this, then this should be commensurate with our Russian local laws and not with those adopted in San Francisco, New York, and Washington,” Zakharova said via NewsNation.
Griner’s trial is set to continue this week as she’s set to appear in court again on Tuesday.
The U.S. State Department has been trying to get Griner home for a while and still sees this case as a “top priority.”
Even the U.S. Senate condemned the arrest last week and called for her immediate release.
We’ll have more updates on this situation when they’re available.