Drug Use and Offending
Table of Contents
- Q1. How has drug legislation changed recently?
- Q2. What are the most recent Canadian statistics on drug use?
- Q3. What is the public attitude towards decriminalization of drugs?
- Q4. What do Canadians think about the medical use of soft drugs?
- Q5. How is the health care system affected by drug use and abuse?
- Q6. How many drug offences were reported by the police in 2000?
- Q7. Are offenders always charged by the police when drugs are involved?
- Q8. Over the past 20 years, has there been a change in the drug offence rate reported by the police?
- Q9. Are there provincial/territorial differences in the proportions and rates of drug offences reported by the police?
- Q10. How often are youth and females charged with drug offences?
- Q11. How are drug offences disposed of in adult and youth courts?
- Q12. What types of sentences are given to drug offenders?
- Q13. What kinds of sentence lengths/fines are given to adult offenders for drug offences?
- Appendix A : Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Scheduled Drugs
- Appendix B : Tables, part 1
- Appendix B : Tables, part 2
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