Criminal proceedings data for cannabis offences: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/00575
Date received: 19 February 2018
Date responded: 9 March 2018

Information requested

Criminal proceedings data for cannabis offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, since 2006-07 to 2016-17, for people under 18 years of age and people over 18 years of age.


I enclose a copy of the information you requested in excel spreadsheet. We have provided national figures for all of Scotland as we are unable to breakdown by local policing division.

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FOI-18-00575 - information released (tabulated).xlsx


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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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