Best of the Web, Law & Politics, Weed Lifestyle June 26, 2012 Death Penalty for Selling Marijuana in the United Arab Emirates Lakota Be careful when you travel and smoke, a British man (21) is allegedly facing the death penalty in the United Arab Emirates for selling 20 grams of weed to an undercover police officer. Read the whole story on The Sun. Tags: global drug policy, Travel, UAE, United Arab Emerates. By: Lakota. Permalink: .