American faces years in Dubai prison after pot found in urine

American faces years in Dubai prison after pot found in urine

Author: Kerry J. Byrne

Drug traces found in body is considered possession in Dubai
Call it a bad toke of luck.

An American man who allegedly smoked or ingested pot in Las Vegas faces three years in prison in the United Arab Emirates after traces of marijuana were found days later in his urine, according to Detained in Dubai, a website published by his attorney.

Peter Clark, 51, flew from Las Vegas to Dubai on Feb. 24, where he went to the hospital after suffering an attack of pancreatitis. Doctors there found traces of hashish in his urine – considered possession in the UAE – and reported Clark to authorities.An American man who allegedly smoked or ingested pot in Las Vegas faces three years in prison in the United Arab Emirates after traces of marijuana were found days later in his urine, according to Detained in Dubai, a website published by his attorney.

Peter Clark, 51, flew from Las Vegas to Dubai on Feb. 24, where he went to the hospital after suffering an attack of pancreatitis. Doctors there found traces of hashish in his urine – considered possession in the UAE – and reported Clark to authorities.

He was arrested on March 3 and spent three days in a “flea-ridden cell” before being allowed back to his hotel, where he awaits his fate.

He recorded a video of the ordeal after getting out of jail.

“Lost a ton of weight, no shower, no food, nothing to drink since I got here, no sleep,” said Clark

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