$250K fine and imprisonment proposed for driving under the influence of marijuana

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    Driving under the influence of marijuana carries a $250,000 fine and a 5-year prison sentence under legislation laid in Parliament today.

    This was highlighted by the Attorney General as he presented the Dangerous Drugs Bill (Amendment) 2019 and the Cannabis Control Bill in the House of Representatives.

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    The bills seek to decriminalize the drug in certain quantities but the AG warns that misuse will not be tolerated.

    Mr Faris Al Rawi reiterates the rationale behind Government’s move to decriminalize marijuana.

    Attorney General Faris Al Rawi