Results 1-20 of 2,254 for cannabis
- Estimates 2013-14 — Ministry of Defence: Department for Communities and Local Government — Private Rented Sector (4 March 2014)
Bob Blackman: ...the area. We discovered 329 properties with buildings outlying or adjacent to the main house that are occupied. I am told that, as a result of the exercise, the police have also found a number of cannabis farms, which are another threat, not only because the domestic properties in question are no longer available to rent, but because cannabis farms lead to illegal trade. Clearly we need...
- Written Answers — Justice: Reoffenders (28 February 2014)
Jeremy Wright: ...concentration in excess of the prescribed limit Criminal Damage, £5,000 or less; Criminal Damage Act 1971; Magistrates Courts Act 1980; Allotments Act 1922 Possession of controlled class B drug Cannabis Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, sec 5 (2) Reoffending levels have been far too high for far too long, Government's ‘Transforming Rehabilitation’ reforms for England and Wales are...
- Written Answers — Health: Drugs: Rehabilitation (13 February 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
Diana Johnson: ...many people (a) entered and (b) completed drugs treatment in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and in each case how many people were treated for (i) opioid, (ii) cocaine, (iii) cannabis and (iv) amphetamine addiction.
- Housing Benefit and Universal Credit in the Social Housing Sector (Regular Payments): Police (12 February 2014)
Ian Paisley Jnr: ...Crime Agency is a national issue, and the big issues of criminality that affect Northern Ireland have implications here. Of the drugs that circulate around Manchester and Liverpool, most of the cannabis is grown in Northern Ireland. Last year, 42 cannabis farms were discovered in Northern Ireland. Most of the trade was not in cannabis dealing or for smoking the drug in Northern Ireland:...
- Fire Sprinklers Week (6 February 2014)
Jim Fitzpatrick: ...one of Phoenix’s five districts. It is a big community where people smoke, cook and use candles; they drink, and do all manner of other things—I am unsure whether Arizona is one of the states that has legalised cannabis—and fires do take place. Sprinklers have protected that community for decades. If the Minister wants to see sprinklers in action for residential...
- Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis: South West (6 February 2014)
Adrian Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cannabis farms were identified in each local authority area in Devon and Cornwall in each of the last three years for which figures are available.
- Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (6 February 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Roseanna Cunningham: ...are with the families who have been affected. I will put the new drugs into context as we consider the implications for policy and practice. The most commonly used drug in Scotland is still cannabis. There is a legacy of problem opiate use that stretches back decades, with which we are all—sadly—familiar. Responding to the new drugs, like any other drug, will be an integral...
- Written Answers — Home Department: Drugs: Screening (4 February 2014) See 1 other result from this answer
James Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) when he plans to introduce saliva drug testing kits for drugs other than cannabis; and if he will make a statement; (2) what approval process will be followed for the use of saliva drug testing kits for drugs other than cannabis; and if she will make a statement.
- Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (20 January 2014)
Roger Gale: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will bring forward legislative proposals to make over-the-counter retail sales of cannabis seed illegal; and if she will make a statement.
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Report (1st Day) (8 January 2014)
Lord Faulks: ...circumstances—perhaps the sort of behaviour where youths gather specifically under a particular person’s window and regularly play noisy music, are aggressive and perhaps smoke cannabis, providing day by day harassment of individuals.
- Christmas Adjournment (19 December 2013)
Tom Brake: ...it is unacceptable that people are living in sheds. It was noted that in Slough there were just over 6,100 houses where people were potentially living in sheds, although I suspect that some of them were cannabis farms, because of the heat generated. He also highlighted the number of fires that had happened over a three-year period—just under 350, with nine associated deaths. This not...
- Written Answers — Health: Cannabis (18 December 2013)
Mark Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what his policy is on the use of cannabis in the treatment of multiple sclerosis; (2) what recent studies his Department has commissioned on the medicinal uses of cannabis.
- Written Answers — Justice: Drugs: Misuse (16 December 2013)
Bob Ainsworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice whether his Department has (a) produced, (b) commissioned, (c) evaluated any research suggesting a correlation between offending behaviour and cannabis use; and whether such research informed his decision to extend drug testing requirements from Class A to Class A and B drugs for those on licence and under the new supervision period.
- Children and Families Bill — Report (1st Day) (9 December 2013)
Lord McColl of Dulwich: ...needed to borrow money for essential medical treatment. They were later forced to hand over their son to the gang that had loaned them the money. He was brought to the UK and forced to cultivate cannabis to work off the debt to the criminal gang that had brought him here. I will also tell the story of the girl from Nigeria who was told that she was being brought to the UK to go to school...
- Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions: Drugs (9 December 2013)
David Ford: ...Crime Task Force's 2013 report noted that the drugs market in Northern Ireland had seen extensive change over the past few years, mirroring that seen in other parts of the UK and Europe. Further, while cannabis continues to be the main drug used in Northern Ireland, the emergence of new psychoactive substances has been challenging for law enforcement, together with a growing market...
- Backbench Business — Modern-day Slavery (5 December 2013) See 4 other results from this debate
Diana Johnson: ..., it is far from isolated. Modern-day slavery is on the rise. Human beings, mainly women and children, are being trafficked into and within the UK to work as labourers, domestic servants, prostitutes, cannabis farmers, forced beggars and to do a whole range of other jobs. We have had a number of excellent suggestions this afternoon on what can be done to tackle this practice, and I know...
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (6th Day) (4 December 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
Lord Paddick: ...drugs are in a lower category and far less harmful drugs are in a higher one. They certainly do not pay any attention to what class any illegal drug might be. As far as I see it, the evidence that cannabis use has been reducing, for example, is the result of information in the media about potential harmful medical effects of cannabis. That is what has really had an effect on people’s...
- Written Answers — Health: Tobacco: Packaging (3 December 2013)
Graham Brady: ...of State for Health if he will ensure that the terms of reference for the review of plain packaging of tobacco products allow an examination of the incidence of the use of illegal and unbranded cannabis by young people.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Young Offenders (20 November 2013)
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...—Class A—Other Conspire to commit robbery Conspire to supply class A drug—cocaine Conspire to supply controlled drug—Class A—diamorphine (heroin) Cultivate cannabis plant a class B controlled drug Dangerous driving Destroy/damage property (value of damage £5000 or less—offence against Criminal Damage Act 1971 only) ...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Human Trafficking (19 November 2013)
Fiona Mactaggart: ..., decided by the Court of Appeal in May, which said that victims of trafficking should not be prosecuted, yet if I visit our prisons, I see in jail young Vietnamese trafficked to Britain to be cannabis farmers. What is he doing about that? Will he meet the Secretary of State for Justice to get those innocent victims of trafficking freed?