• Compiled From Kyodo, Staff Report


The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday sentenced a former principal of Tokyo’s International School of the Sacred Heart’s kindergarten-preschool and her husband to suspended one-year prison terms for smuggling marijuana into Japan.

Shirley Lane, 59, and her husband, Thomas, 62, both U.S. citizens, had pleaded guilty to sending a parcel containing 6.16 grams of marijuana addressed to her in late September from the United States.

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