Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Drug Offences

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Published by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General - Policing and Security
Licensed under Statistics Canada

Ten year trend in the number of police-reported Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) drug offences by violation for British Columbia, based on the most serious offence in each incident.

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Drug offences are crimes committed under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA). Drug offences include possession, trafficking, production, and distribution of cannabis, cocaine, heroin and other drug offences. These are not included in the Total Criminal Code offences.

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Source: Statistics Canada. Table 35-10-0184-01 Incident-based crime statistics, by detailed violations, police services in British Columbia. Reproduced and distributed on an “as is” basis with the permission of Statistics Canada.

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NamePolicing and Security Branch (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Sub-OrganizationPolicing and Security

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Record Published 2016-03-31
Record Last Modified 2019-02-26
Resource Status completed