Pot found on passenger of medical flight to Natuashish, trafficking charges laid

A medical flight to Natuashish turned out to be eventful for a reason other than someone's health. 

RCMP said Monday that officers seized marijuana at the airport in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, where a medical flight to the Innu coastal community was set to take off. 

A woman, 34, had been scheduled for Friday's flight when the force, assisted by a police dog, discovered an unspecified amount of marijuana. 

The woman faces charges of possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking. 

She has been released to to appear in court at a later date.

RCMP said this is the second time in as many weeks that marijuana has been seized at the Happy Valley-Goose Bay airport.