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Thai women travelling abroad should not carry anyone else's luggage, as they might uniwttingly become involved in the trans-national drug trade, warns the Thai embassy in Brasilia. 

Out of only 80 Thais _ including embassy staff and their family members _ living in Brazil, at least 40 Thai women have been arrested on drug charges and are in prison in Sao Paulo, Thai ambassador to Brazil Tharit Charungwat said.

He said an increasing number of Thai women have been arrested for drug trafficking in Brazil in recent years.

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