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October 20, 2014
 
 
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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