Returning from a trip to Africa, Vic Mensa was stopped and searched at Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC on January 15. Customs and Border Patrol found the Chicago rapper in possession of LSD and psilocybin mushroom products.
Eleven celebs were arrested on drug charge so far this year: Fetty Wap, Chico DeBarge, Alex Caruso, Lil Baby, Yella Beezy, Jon Oliva, Nigel Bradham, Nines, NLE Choppa, Jesus Camargo-Corrales and Aryan Khan.
Several countries around the world have death penalties for illegal drug possession, including Singapore, where Omar Bamadhaj will soon be hung for smuggling two pounds of pot from Malaysia. Meanwhile, in the UAE, a British man is facing a 25-year sentence for possessing CBD oil.
Dallas rapper Yella Beezy went to jail on August 12 after he was arrested during a traffic stop. Police claim Beezy possessed illegal cough syrup; he says it was just hand sanitizer.
Peter Clark last smoked cannabis or hash in Las Vegas before he flew to Dubai on February 24. However, a medical emergency required him to be hospitalized, where he was drug tested. The test detected hash and Clark has since been detained by UAE authorities.