UAE warns citizens against smoking e-cigarettes in Thailand
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Bangkok has issued a warning to UAE nationals against smoking electronic cigarettes in Thailand.
The warning from the UAE stated that its citizens must refrain from using and possessing all kinds of e-cigarette equipment and solutions, as they are regarded as unlawful in Thailand, and violators could be subjected to high penalties of both fines and jail term.
The embassy also warned its citizens not to carry more than 200 cigarettes into the Kingdom or they could be fined.
The UAE is the fourth country to warn its citizens about smoking and bringing e-cigarettes into Thailand. The UK, China and Israel had issued the warnings last year.
About 700,000 to 800,000 UAE citizens visit Thailand each year.