Results 1-20 of 2,174 for cannabis
- Business of the House: Rehabilitation of Offenders (9 May 2013)
Diana Johnson: During the 12 months of support I understand that there will be cannabis testing and that individuals will be required to attend drug treatment services. Will the Minister explain how that will be costed, and which of the new NHS bodies will be responsible for providing and commissioning those services?
- Written Answers — Justice: Drugs: Police Cautions and Convictions (25 April 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many cautions have been issued for (a) all drug possession offences and (b) possession of cannabis under section 5 (1) and (2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 in each year since 1983; (2) how many convictions have been made for (a) all drug possession offences and (b) possession of cannabis under section 5 (1) and (2) of the Misuse of Drugs...
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business : Tobacco Retailers Bill: Second Stage (23 April 2013)
Conall McDevitt: ...society; we have a very, very big one. In fact, we seized a ton of the stuff at Belfast port in 2009. Last year, £7·6 million worth of tobacco was seized in a single operation. Last week, a defence was presented in court by a lorry driver from Maghera when he was up for smuggling cannabis. Do you know what his defence was? He said, "Sure, I thought...
- Public Bill Committee: Children and Families Bill: Clause 77 - Primary function of the Children’s Commissioner (23 April 2013)
Lisa Nandy: ...treated as criminals, not victims. Six or seven years ago, I came across the first instance that I personally dealt with. When I was at the Children’s Society, a young man was found in a raid on a cannabis farm, which is a residential house that has been converted into a place to grow cannabis plants. He had been living in that situation for several months and had serious...
- Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis: Yorkshire and the Humber (23 April 2013)
Andrew Percy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police raids on properties in (a) Brigg and Goole constituency and (b) Yorkshire and the Humber resulted in the discovery of cannabis farms in the last 12 months.
- Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (Programme No. 2): New Clause 18 — Sanction for and trial in relation to drink driving (13 March 2013)
Stella Creasy: ..., and indeed of a range of substances to find the substance. We already know that the testing equipment will have to be approved by the Home Office. At present, only one item, which tests for cannabis use via an oral saliva swab, has been approved. Indeed, several police forces have reported that they do not have that technology at the moment. When my hon. Friend the Member for Kingston...
- Written Answers — Home Department: Police Cautions (25 February 2013)
Jeremy Wright: ... 3.8 4.0 5.4 8.3 10.8 12.4 11.8 11.3 10.2 10.0 n/a = Not available. (1) Includes cautions, Penalty Notices for Disorder (PNDs) for offenders aged 16 and over, and formal warnings for cannabis possession. (2) Prior to 2011 cautions administered by the British Transport Police, were not collated centrally by the Ministry of Justice. Notes: 1. Every effort is made to ensure that...
- Public Bill Committee: Crime and Courts Bill [Lords]: Clause 37 - drugs and driving (7 February 2013)
David Hanson: ...tests have not been established on the drug level required under clause 37. At what stage does he intend to establish the relevant evidential tests? Will they be different for different types of drugs, such as heroin, cannabis, cocaine and, dare I even say it, co-codamol? If so, what will that mean in practice? We discussed earlier the impact of certain drugs on different people. Each...
- Metropolitan Police Service — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (6 February 2013)
Karen Buck: ...overall progress has been made on stop-and-search, which lies at the heart of a lot of the tensions. It is therefore worrying that young people have come to me who have undergone strip searches for cannabis possession under the new enforcement regime. It seems to me that proportionality is an issue in how we operate stop-and-search. It is an important tool and it should be used, but...
- Written Answers — Justice: Alternatives to Prosecution (6 February 2013)
Jeremy Wright: ...-11(2, 3) Percentage Proportion of out of court disposals given within each calendar year (% in each out of court disposal category) 2002 2003 Police force area Cautions PNDs Cannabis warnings Cautions PNDs Cannabis warnings Avon and Somerset 100.0 — — 100.0 — — Bedfordshire 100.0 — — 100.0 —...
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: National Crime Agency (4 February 2013)
Roy Beggs: ...child exploitation and human trafficking. Here in Northern Ireland we have experienced how ruthless gangs have brought in people from the Far East and eastern Europe and enslaved them in a modern form of slavery to grow cannabis or to provide prostitution for their profit.
- Written Answers — Justice: Alternatives to Prison (29 January 2013)
Jeremy Wright: ...,002 9,540 9,096 England And Wales 495,902 628,322 668,625 609,316 549,365 464,139 439,574 n/a = Not available. (1) Includes cautions, Penalty Notices for Disorder (PNDs) for offenders aged 16 and over, and formal warnings for cannabis possession. (2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that...
- Written Answers — Justice: Cannabis: Wales (28 January 2013)
Guto Bebb: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many penalty notices of disorder for the offence of possession of cannabis have been issued in North Wales since 2009 to (a) adults and (b) juveniles; (2) how many cautions for possession of cannabis have been issued in North Wales in each of the last 10 years.
- Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis: Wales (24 January 2013)
Guto Bebb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cannabis warnings have been issued to juveniles in North Wales in each of the last 10 years.
- Written Answers — Justice: Prisons: Drugs (18 January 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Nick de Bois: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what recent estimate he has made of the number and proportion of prisoners using (a) cannabis, (b) psilocybe mushrooms, (c) phencyclidine, (d) opium, (e) morphine diacetate, (f) MDMA, (g) morphine, (h) methamphetamine, (i) methadone, (j) lysergic acid diethylamide, (k) hydrocodone and (l) cocaine.
- Written Answers — Home Department: Drugs: Misuse (15 January 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Elfyn Llwyd: ...the Government holds with GW Pharmaceuticals; and if she will make a statement; (3) what comparative assessment her Department has made of the level of health risk posed by Sativex and herbal cannabis.
- Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Crime and Courts Bill [Lords] (14 January 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Gavin Barwell: ...her down was driving a car that was not licensed in his name. He had no insurance to drive that vehicle, was driving at 43 miles an hour in a 30-mile-an-hour zone, and a half-smoked joint of cannabis was found on the car’s dashboard. When the police found him he was not at the scene of the accident as he had gone some distance down the road. I hope the House will not mind if I pause...
- Written Answers — Health: Cannabis (9 January 2013)
Andrew Turner: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 13 November 2012, Official Report, column 193W, on cannabis, what effect the (a) Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and (b) Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 have on the availability of the Bedrocan and Bediol forms of cannabis by prescription and on the NHS.
- [Mr Dai Havard in the Chair] (20 December 2012) See 2 other results from this debate
Fiona Mactaggart: ...at a meeting at the Thames Valley criminal justice association at which a number of defence barristers were present. They said that their universal experience was that young Vietnamese gardeners in cannabis factories were always prosecuted.
- [John Robertson in the Chair] — Backbench business — Human Trafficking (20 December 2012)
Peter Bone: ...4.28 covers victim prosecutions. It is a difficult issue and I understand the Government’s problem. The non-governmental organisations and I say that if someone, perhaps a young child, is trafficked to work in a cannabis factory in this country—a criminal activity—and that factory is raided and broken up by the police, the child working in the factory should not be...