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New Dubai Drug Laws for Billy Hood?

24 January 2022

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Abu Dhabi Courts accept Billy Hood did not traffic nor sell the CBD vape oil left in his car by a visiting friend. They accept that he “unintentionally possessed” the CBD but have sentenced him to TEN YEARS in prison, despite new legislation eliminating prison sentences ...

30 November 2021

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Detained in Dubai was founded following the arrest of Cat Le-Huy who was carrying jet lag remedy melatonin with him to Dubai. He was then accused of having “specs of marijuana dust” at the bottom of his bag, later proven to be untrue. Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in D...

30 November 2021

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A petition to #FreeBillyHood has already gained a record 110,000+ signatures since the case was brought to the media two weeks ago. The family are hoping to gain 150,000 signatures which would rank the campaign amongst the top petitions in Change.Org’s history.

2 November 2021

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Clemency request for man sentenced to 25 years over CBD oil sent to HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

25 October 2021

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Billy Hood to remain in prison for further six weeks says Abu Dhabi court

19 October 2021

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Appeal court to review evidence in Billy Hood case in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.

18 October 2021

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'Dubai police are incentivised to secure drugs convictions and they do not care whether there is evidence against that person to prove the guilt.'Radha Stirling says many people in Dubai are forced to confess to crimes they haven't committed. 

17 October 2021

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The UAE’s government controlled newspaper published a self praising article in response to the media coverage of Billy Hood’s 25 year sentence in Dubai, claiming he was “treated well” by authorities, angering Billy’s family who know first hand, this was not the case.

17 October 2021

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5 News TV report on Billy Hood, sentenced to 25 years in notorious Dubai jail after his visiting friend left tiny bottles of mixed CBD vape oil in Billy's company car.  

15 October 2021

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