Results 1–20 of 2000 for cannabis

Written Answers — Defence: Army: Drugs (23 Oct 2007)

Derek Twigg: ...cost. Drug type 2003 2006 Heroin 4 1 Total Heroin 4 1 Cocaine 112 340 Cocaine/Ecstasy 7 34 Cocaine/Ecstasy/Amphetamine 1 3 Cocaine/Ecstasy/Cannabis 4 6 Cocaine/Ecstasy/ Amphetamine/Cannabis 2 0 Cocaine/ Amphetamine 1 6 Cocaine/ Amphetamine /Cannabis 0 1 Cocaine/Cannabis 9 33 Total Cocaine 136 423 Ecstasy 85...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces (Drugs) (28 Nov 2001)

Adam Ingram: ...Personnel tested Personnel testing positive Percentage of personnel testing positive Confirmed substances Number of confirmed substances Royal Navy 1997(1) 13,000 14 0.11 Cannabis 13 Amphetamine 1 1998 12,218 14 0.11 Cocaine 2 Ecstasy 1 Cannabis 10 Amphetamine 1 1999 13,039 33 0.24 Cocaine...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (29 Apr 2008)

Vernon Coaker: The Home Office collects and publishes figures on seizures by the police in England and Wales of cannabis (herbal), cannabis resin and cannabis plants. Figures for the years 2001 to 2005 (the most recent published period) are shown in the following table. The Home Office has undertaken a project to identify the market share of sinsemilla to other forms of cannabis (resin and traditional...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (20 Apr 2009)

Jacqui Smith: Cannabis seizures made by law enforcement agencies are usually submitted to the Forensic Science Service (FSS) Ltd. to provide only a confirmed identification and weight. Only a small proportion of cannabis seizures are further examined to determine the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content, as a result of a customer request; customer requests for cannabidiol content are extremely unusual. The...

Written Answers — Justice: Drugs: Convictions (15 Jul 2009)

Claire Ward: The number of defendants found guilty at all courts for the possession and supply of cannabis and ecstasy (methylenedioxymethamphetamine- MDMA), those sentenced to a custodial sentence and those receiving the maximum sentence, in England and Wales, from 1997 to 2007 (latest available) is shown in the following tables. The statistics given relate to persons for whom these offences were the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Drugs: Crime (13 Nov 2008)

Alan Campbell: Data showing the number of defendants proceeded against, found not guilty, fined and imprisoned (and respective percentage rates of the number proceeded against) for possession and dealing in cannabis in England and Wales 1997 to 2006 are in the following table. Information on the number accused is not held by my Department, proceeded against data have been supplied in lieu. Data for 2007...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Prison Service: Prison Service (30 Mar 2009)

Kenny MacAskill: ...Grand Total 162 61 2,520 11,352 6,703 20,800 Table 2 Positive Tests Aberdeen Benzodiazepines 1 Barlinnie Amphetamines 4 Benzodiazepines 22 Benzodiazepines Prescribed 2 Cannabis 38 Cannabis Positive OPR 1 Cocaine 6 Methadone 4 Methadone Prescribed 14 NIL FOUND 3 Opiates 20 Opiates Prescribed 3 Cornton Vale Amphetamines 2...

Written Answers — Defence: Army: Drugs (29 Oct 2007)

Derek Twigg: The following table gives the number of drug tests showing positive results for cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy, and combinations of those drugs with others for the periods requested: Positive r esults Drug Type 1 January 2006 to 30 June 2006 1 July 2006 to 31 December 2006 1 January 2007 to 30 June 2007 Cocaine 185 179 206 Cocaine and Ecstasy 10 23 19 Cocaine,...

Written Answers — Home Department: Drug-related Offences (28 Oct 2003)

Caroline Flint: The table shows the number of people sentenced to custody in England and Wales for drugs offences involving cannabis, from 1993 to 2001. Before 1993 offences relating to cannabis were not separately identified. Number of offenders sentenced to immediate custody at all courts for drug offences involving cannabis(2),(3) -- England and Wales 1993 to 2001 Offence description Statute 1993...

Written Answers — Health: Children: Cannabis (30 Oct 2007)

Dawn Primarolo: ...data for the whole of the period requested. Data for 2005-06 and 2006-07, the years for which data are available are contained in the following tables. 2005-06: Main drug of use in treatment—cannabis ages 9 -15 In treatment Cannabis Drug action team (DAT) All drugs Number Percentage Suffolk 83 49 59 2006-07 : Main drug of use in treatment—cannabis...

Cannabis Reclassification (10 Feb 2004)

Nigel Evans: I am extremely grateful for this opportunity to have the first debate about cannabis, post-reclassification. Many of the things that I shall say may not be popular, especially among certain groups. I remember debating the issue with the journalist Melanie Phillips and Keith Hellawell, the old drugs tsar, at the Oxford Union a few years ago. Needless to say, our side lost the vote, but the...

Written Answers — Justice: Drugs: Prosecutions (26 Apr 2011)

Crispin Blunt: The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts for possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply cannabis and dealing in cannabis, and the number and percentage of proceedings ending in acquittal, a fine or immediate custodial sentence, at all courts, in England and Wales for the year 2006 to 2009 (latest available) can be viewed in the following table. Data for...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members’ Business: Reclassification of Cannabis (20 May 2008)

Alastair Ross: I beg to move That this Assembly notes the findings within the report of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs; and believes that cannabis should be re-classified as a Class B drug. I tabled this motion some time ago, although it made it on to the Order Paper only after the Business Committee’s meeting of last Tuesday afternoon. Within 24 hours of it being placed on the Order Paper,...

[Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] — Cannabis (12 Oct 2015)

Paul Monaghan: I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the debate, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn) on securing it. A debate about the regulation of cannabis to reduce harm is welcome. I will immediately declare an interest. For many years, I have had the privilege of being the director of the Inverness Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre. Cannabis has brought some...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (10 Feb 2004)

Paul Goggins: The available information is contained in the table. Statistics for 2003 will be published in the autumn. Persons(43) fined and sentenced to immediate custody(44) for cannabis related offences England and Wales, 1998 to 2002 1998 1999 2000 Offence Personsfined Persons sentenced to immediate custody Personsfined Persons sentenced to immediate custody Personsfined Persons...

Regulation of Cannabis (19 Jan 2006)

Charles Clarke: With permission, I would like to make a statement on the regulation of cannabis. The House will know that last March I asked the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs to examine new evidence on the harmfulness of cannabis and to evaluate whether it altered their assessment of the drug's classification. In so doing, I was particularly concerned by studies, published since the council's 2002...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis: Cumbria (23 Feb 2009)

Alan Campbell: The Department does not hold evidence on the relationship between use of cannabis and the level of criminal activity to fund such use within Cumbria and Copeland. Much of the research evidence on the links between acquisitive crime and drug use points to Class A or 'problem' drug use as having the strongest links and as such there is little evidence on the links between cannabis use and...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (10 Mar 2004)

Caroline Flint: The available information is contained in the table. Persons(40) fined and sentenced to immediate custody(41)for cannabis related offences in Greater London(42) Greater London, 1998 to 2002 1998 1999 2000 Offence Persons fined Persons sentencedto immediate custody Persons fined Persons sentencedto immediate custody Persons fined Supplying or offering to supply (or being...

Written Answers — Home Department: Cannabis (26 Jan 2011)

James Brokenshire: The unauthorised cultivation of cannabis and any subsequent supply and possession of cannabis is unlawful. The manufacture and trafficking in controlled drugs of all classes needs to be tackled robustly in order to reduce the harm drugs cause to communities and the organised criminality associated with their supply. The Government have worked closely with the Association of Chief Police...

Public Bill Committee: Drugs Bill: New clause 1 - Inclusion of khat as a Class A drug (3 Feb 2005)

Roger Gale: With this it will be convenient to discuss new clause 4—Classification of cannabis as Class B— '(1) Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971[2] (which specifies the drugs which are subject to control under that Act) shall be amended as follows. (2) In paragraph (a) of Part I of that Schedule, insert at an appropriate place ''Cannabinol, except where contained in cannabis or cannabis...


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