In some part of the globe, smoking cannabis or marijuana seems part of daily life. And in the west particularly in North America, medicine marijuana is slowly gaining ground, as more jurisdiction legalized and consider cannabis as a medicine. Moreover, in other part of Europe cannabis smoking is already considered as legal.
And in the Middle East, drug pushing/drug abuse is punishable by death.
Kuwait has a very strict law about drug abuse, and that includes smoking cannabis.
Kuwait Penal Law
Kuwait’s Penal Law which speaks about crimes in general states the following:
- Penalized for a period not exceeding 2 years in jail and/or a fine not exceeding KD2,000 for personal use (in a private place).
- Penalized for a period not exceeding 7 years in jail and/or a fine not exceeding KD7,000 for drug dealing, or made it easier for another person to use drugs
You can read more about the Cannabis/Marijuana post on 248am. The article is posted by Atty. Fajer Ahmed – Legal Counsel