Table 2b: The number1 and percentage of seizures of controlled drugs by class of drug and by police force area, 2011-12
|Drug Class||Central||Dumfries & Galloway||Fife||Grampian||Lothian & Borders5||Northern||Strathclyde||Tayside||Scotland|
|Percentage of Total Seizures|
1. Seizures involving more than one class of drug are counted as a single seizure in the total number of seizures but are counted separately against each individual drug class involved. For more information please see Note 3.3.1.
2. Figures for class A drugs include tapentadol, which became a controlled drug on 28 March 2011.
3. Figures for class B drugs include mephedrone and other cathinone-based drugs, which became controlled drugs on 16 April 2010, though some were already controlled as class C drugs.
4. Figures for class C drugs include amineptine, which became a controlled drug on 28 March 2011.
5. Lothian and Borders Police are unable to provide seizures figures for some drug types. For more information please see Note 3.3.6.
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