- Snoop Dogg handed 2-year ban from Norway after being detained for ganja possession in June
- Snoop’s lawyer says he has no plans to appeal the decision
Snoop Dogg has been banned from Norway for two years after being detained for attempting to enter the country in possession of marijuana last month.
The rapper, 40, apparently has ‘no immediate plans to appeal’.
His legal representative in Norway, Holger Hagesaeter said that Snoop, real name Calvin Broadus, can ‘can live with the decision’.
He certainly appears upbeat, and tweeted a few days ago: ‘positive. vibrations. all. around.’
It would appear that he isn’t too bothered about the prospect of being unable to perform to his Norwegian fans in their home country for such a long time.
Snoop Dogg was detained in Norway last month after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash, according to reports.
He arrived Kjevic Airport in Kristiansand with around eight grams of the drug which was detected by a sniffer-dog.
A customs officer also said the artist was carrying more cash than is legally allowed and was subsequently fined 52,000 kroner ($8,600) for the violations.
This is Snoop’s second drug bust this year alone – in January he was arrested in Sierra Blanca, Texas after his transport was stopped at a Border Patrol checkpoint.
Snoop has a long history of legal problems, including a 1993 murder charge, from which he was eventually acquitted, numerous convictions for marijuana possession.
In 2007 he was given a given a three-year suspended sentence after pleading no contest to possessing a gun and drugs.
Earlier this year Snoop announced he wanted to speak to Barack Obama in a smoky room so he could ask him to legalise his favourite drug.
In an interview on Hot 99.5 he said: ‘Before I even said “Hi” to President Obama, I would change the aroma of the room.
‘And then we could start conversing after we had that aroma change. You know what I’m talking about?’
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