TSA stops passenger for peanut butter jar containing marijuana, another for military-grade rounds

PITTSBURGH — TSA officers at the Pittsburgh International Airport made two stops for bizarre contraband in July.

According to TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein, a passenger tried to hide three marijuana-based vape canisters in a jar of peanut butter on July 15.

The police were contacted after the cartridges were found. The passenger told them the marijuana was used for medical purposes.

Officials said the TSA does not actively search for drugs but they are confiscated and the police are notified if they are found.

The TSA also recently found two rounds of military-grade ordnance in a bag after triggering an alarm.

The ammunition was found on July 31 and discovered to be ineffective.

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