British woman has been in prison in Dubai for ten years for smuggling cannabis extract to the UAE
British woman, 31, has been in prison in Dubai for ten years for smuggling more than 300 e-cigarette pods filled with a cannabis extract in the UAE.
- British woman jailed for 10 years for smuggling cannabis extract in the UAE
- She was found guilty of owning 307 e-cigarette pods filled with CBD
- Custom officers also found cocaine and cannabis hashish in her luggage
- Her lawyer Saeed Matar said his client was innocent, would challenge the sentence
A British woman has been detained in Dubai for ten years because she has smuggled cannabis extract to the UAE.
The woman, 31, was found guilty of smuggling more than 300 e-cigarettes filled with the illegal liquid in the country.
Dubai Criminal Court heard how it was found in possession of cannabidiol (CBD) oil when landing at Dubai International Airport.
A British woman has been in prison in Dubai for ten years for smuggling cannabis extract to the UAE (stock)
Adapted officers found 307 vape pods filled with CBD oil on her property.
Although CBD does not cause the same level as tetrahydrocannabinol or THC in cannabis, the substance is illegal in the UAE.
The woman was also found with 1.4 g of cocaine and 6.3 g of cannabis hash in her luggage, The national reported.
The woman has previously denied the charges against her.
Her lawyer Saeed Matar said his client was innocent and would appeal.
& # 39; During the interrogation – by her sworn statement and that of the customs officer – it was proven that the pods were visible, indicating that she did not know that they were filled with CBD oil, otherwise she would have tried to hide them more professionally, & # 39; he said. .
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