body packing

body packing

concealment of illicit drugs enclosed in containers (for example, condoms) inside the body by swallowing or insertion into the rectum or vagina, usually for transportation.
A method for smuggling narcotics in which a ‘courier’ swallows condoms or other containers filled with pure cocaine or heroin to escape detection by customs agents and specially trained dogs; the body packer ‘syndrome’ consists of a constellation of medical complaints—e.g., intestinal obstruction and rupture of bags, which, without immediate medical care, can be rapidly fatal

body packing

Substance abuse A method for smuggling narcotics in which a 'courier' swallows condoms or other containers filled with pure cocaine or heroin to escape detection by customs agents and specially trained dogs; the body packer 'syndrome' consists of a constellation of medical complaints–eg, intestinal obstruction and rupture of bags, the latter is almost always fatal Diagnosis Scout films. See 'Double condom' sign, Drug mules.

body packing

The ingestion of a container, e.g., a plastic bag, filled with an illegal drug. This technique is used by drug smugglers to evade detection while carrying small amounts of cocaine, methamphetamines, or narcotics through security points. The container passes through the gastrointestinal tract and is recovered after defecation. If it ruptures, dissolves, or is punctured, it may release dangerous quantities of drug into the carrier. Synonym: body stuffing
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