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Massive Viagra shipment seized by Swedish customs officals

AFP/The Local · 24 Jun 2009, 12:59

Published: 24 Jun 2009 12:59 GMT+02:00

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The package containing 8,991 potency pills had been sent to an address in Sweden, a spokeswoman for Sweden’s Customs Agency (Tullverket) told AFP, but she would not disclose the sender.

News agency TT reported that the package came from Britain.

"There's an investigation going on for smuggling," the spokeswoman said.

Spokesperson Ronnie Ohlsson told the Helsingborg Dagbladet newspaper that customs officials often seize packages of Viagra which people attempt to smuggle into Sweden via post.

“But 9,000 tablets is somewhat out of the ordinary,” he told the newspaper.

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21:32 June 24, 2009 by peropaco
Hmmm. what do you think those custom agents will do with all those blue pills?
22:08 June 24, 2009 by DAVID T
didn't realise it was a controlled drug
02:16 June 25, 2009 by Bsmith
Has anyone seen my shipment of vitamins? I am planning on having a little party.....
09:08 June 25, 2009 by Renfeh Hguh
Sound's like it was Holy's annual shipment they caught. Looks like Mrs Holy will be getting some rest.
09:19 June 25, 2009 by jack sprat
""Hmmm. what do you think those custom agents will do with all those blue pills?""

Not too sure,but according to reports their wives and girlfriends are in an unusually good mood with happy smiling faces.

Full credit to the customs guys for another fine upstanding performance!
11:21 June 25, 2009 by justanotherexpat
It's only a controlled drug because the manufacturers are so scared of stiff competition.

Boom boom!
11:25 June 25, 2009 by Nemesis
A mesage to customs.

Cut the crap and start tracking down hard drugs and amke the streets safer.

If some poor Swedish men can't get an erection, they don't need it further rubbed in there face by stopping them from doing something about it.
11:36 June 25, 2009 by eardoctor
...and that's the long and short of it.
11:39 June 25, 2009 by Paulo +fab muscular than Jonnhy
Is there already such a high demand for Viagra in Sweden?
11:39 June 25, 2009 by jack sprat
."..and that's the long and short of it."

15:54 June 25, 2009 by Gustav- Fælbönnran
Smuggled into Sweden by hardened criminals.
16:20 June 25, 2009 by Paulo +fab muscular than Jonnhy
Now we know how to make good money in Sweden.
16:50 June 25, 2009 by Streja
Smuggled in from Britain eh? I don't think it's free there tough is it?
16:54 June 25, 2009 by Paulo +fab muscular than Jonnhy
No, but you know users would pay every price just to have it on hand, I mean the component.
17:17 June 25, 2009 by skane refugee
growth opportunity ...

but hard to pull off ...

can't keep it up indefinitely ...

stiff sentence if caught ...

17:20 June 25, 2009 by High Priestess Kang - Slut
17:25 June 25, 2009 by Streja
More like if they get caught all their willies will be hanging there limp. They never got to use the pills.
17:50 June 25, 2009 by Mzungu
Go and take that shower!
18:37 June 25, 2009 by Streja
I took that shower like 6 hours ago!

Hmmm....viagra is mostly used in gay porn though.
20:42 June 25, 2009 by Gustav- Fælbönnran
Streja- be a dear and tell us how you know about this.
22:26 June 25, 2009 by BillyB
I know someone who was once on trial for selling fake Viagra

He took one in front of the jury to prove they were real

But unfortunately it didnt stand up in court.....

23:25 June 25, 2009 by Paulo +fab muscular than Jonnhy
I think it has massively been used in the adult industry, not only in gay porn though.
03:22 June 26, 2009 by Gustav- Fælbönnran
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