UAE warns citizens and residents of fine of up to Dh5,000

Muhamed abdo - | UAE

In the United Arab Emirates, smoking in the presence of minors is considered a criminal offense that carries a minimum punishment of Dh5,000.

Under the legislation of the United Arab Emirates, it is legally forbidden to smoke in the company of a kid who is younger than 12 years old. This applies to smoking in a room or place that is enclosed, as well as the use of public or private transportation transportation. Failure to comply will result in a punishment of at least Dh5,000.

UAE warns citizens and residents of fine of up to Dh5,000

In addition, it is against the law to sell tobacco products to either minors or anybody who is less than 18 years old. Those who violate this law will be subject to a minimum fine of Dh10,000 and a prison sentence of at least three months.

The United Arab Emirates has a smoking ban

According to the legislation of the United Arab Emirates, smoking is not permitted in any enclosed public area. This includes places of business, places of worship, shopping malls, hotels, schools, health institutions, public transportation, and sports facilities. Smoking is prohibited in all public recreational areas, including parks, beaches, and other public places.

Electronic cigarettes, shisha, and other tobacco products are all included in the prohibition. Offenders are subject to a fine that can run anywhere from Dh200 to Dh5,000. The maximum fine that may be imposed on smokers in shopping malls is Dh2,000, and mall security officials have the authority to report repeat violators to the police.

Littering is another violation of the law, and individuals who are discovered dropping cigarette butts on the road or in public locations would be subject to a punishment of Dh1,000.

The United Arab Emirates has made it illegal to promote or advertise tobacco products in any way, whether directly or indirectly, and to import tobacco goods that do not have appropriate health warnings on their packaging. Those who violate the law might be subject to a fine of up to one million dirhams and a prison sentence of up to two years.

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