TSA Busts Passenger Who Tried to Hide a Vape Pen in a Tube of Toothpaste

by Anthony Losanno
Colgate Vape

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A passenger at Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) did something that 9 out of 10 dentists do not recommend. They hid their vape pen wrapped in foil inside of a tube of Colgate toothpaste. This was discovered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) last week.

No word has been released as to why the passenger felt the need to conceal this inside the toothpaste. Vape pens and e-cigarettes are allowed to travel in carry-on bags as long as any liquids are under 3.4 ounces. The bigger issue here is trying to conceal something while going through security.  This makes you look suspicious even if what you’re carrying is legal.

Anthony’s Take: This passenger would have been better just keeping their vape inside of a carry-on bag. By hiding it in a tube of toothpaste, they ended up raising suspicion and making this into a situation where one didn’t need to exist.

(Featured Image Credit: @tsa via Instagram.)

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EndTheTSA February 25, 2024 - 12:08 pm

Great job TSA keeping us all safe from that potentially harmful THC rosin. SMH GTFO.

CHRIS February 25, 2024 - 1:20 pm

So they shouldn’t have even bothered seeing what it was?

lars February 25, 2024 - 4:48 pm

Your tax dollars at work. They found something that was legal, and then devote lord knows how much time to trying to come up with a cutesy multiple paragraph social media post about it. For what purpose? Tax dollars aren’t enough, tsa needs “likes” too?


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