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  • What are the Drug Possession Convictions in the UAE?

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    December 29, 2021

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    1122 views

    Drug crimes are severely punished in the United Arab Emirates, as the country has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to the recreational use of drugs.


  • What you should know about the new drugs law in the UAE?

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    November 28, 2021

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    1131 views

    The UAE has longstanding laws in place governing the use, production and distribution of Narcotics and Psychotropic substances, designed to protect individuals, companies, and society at large, and to prosecute those who act in contradiction to its mandates


  • What Are the Charges of Trafficking and Promoting Narcotics Substances in The UAE?

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    November 11, 2021

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    1513 views

    The general criteria covered under the said law includes, matters concerning employee working hours, wages, employee leave, end of service benefits, safety standards, disciplinary actions including termination and denial of end of service benefits. One of the main grounds upon which a termination of employment services can be affected by the employer is upon any act on part of the employee that falls under the classification of ‘grave misconduct’.


  • UAE: Highlights on penalties for use, possession of narcotics and illegal substances

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    October 02, 2021

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    1089 views

    All citizens, residents and tourists to the United Arab Emirates must be aware of the non-tolerance for drugs in the region. The UAE has a strict drug policy. In this article, we will highlight the main provisions of the UAE drugs law and the applicable penalties for violations.


  • Drug Trafficking Laws in Dubai

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    May 09, 2021

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    1452 views

    In recent years the UAE has taken many progressive measures to handle drug abuse in society.


  • Possession and Using of Drugs

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    February 09, 2015

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    5715 views

    A recent case at Dubai court of Cassation was overturned based on the procedural error by public prosecutor and police.


  • Drugs and the Law in Dubai

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    October 10, 2011

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    6022 views

    A summary of 5 laws that affects the daily life of an expatriate and how to comply with the same when it comes to drugs. The consumption of illegal drugs in the UAE is a criminal offence, punishable by possible imprisonment or...


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