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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
October 25, 2014

Canadian Excellence

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Drug Awareness




Controlled Drug and Substance Act

This act is located in the Canadian Criminal Code of Canada

As of September 2003, this act is still in effect and is still being enforced by Canadian Law Enforcement Agencies, including Laurier Community Safety & Security.

In the CSDA drugs are classified into schedules. Each schedule has it's own set of punishments.


Classifications

Schedule I

Schedule II

Schedule III

Cocaine

Morphine

Opium

Heroin

Ecstasy

Cannabis

Hashish

Hash oil

Amphetamine

Methaphetamines

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)


Punishments for Possession

Indictable

7 years in jail

5 years less a day

3 years


Summary Offence

First Offence

$1000.00 fine and/or 6 months in jail

$1000.00 fine and/or 6 months in jail

$1000.00 fine and/or 6 months in jail

Second Offence

$2000.00 fine and/or 1 year in jail

$2000.00 fine and/or 1 year in jail

$2000.00 fine and/or 1 year in jail


Punishments for Trafficking or Possession for Purposes of Trafficking

indictment only

life imprisonment

indictment only

life imprisonment

Trafficking in less than 3kg of Marijuana

indictment only

5 years less a day

indictment only

life imprisonment


Punishments for Production

indictment only

life imprisonment

indictment only

7 years

Indictment

10 years

Summary Conviction

18 months