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Dubai: Dubai Customs has recently launched the Drug Smart Encyclopedia, the latest innovation by the Customs Training Center at Dubai Customs, in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Federal Police School in Sharjah. The encyclopedia is the first of its kind worldwide, and includes all types of drugs illustrated by information, images, and videos, with examples of different types of seizures, drug prices and ways to tackle drug trafficking. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs, said the launching of the encyclopedia comes within Dubai Customs’ efforts to maintain security and stability in society, and to spread awareness around how best to identify drugs and prevent their entry to the country. The new encyclopedia will enable Dubai Customs officers at airports and customs outlets easily identify different types of drugs, he explained.