Table 1
Police-reported Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) violations, by type of substance, Canada, 2012 and 2013

Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) violations, by type of substance, Canada, 2012 and 2013. The information is grouped by Violation (appearing as row headers), 2012, 2013, percent change in rate 2012 to 2013 and percent change in rate 2003 to 2013, calculated using number and rate units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Violation 2012 2013 percent change in rate 2012 to 2013 percent change in rate 2003 to 2013
number rate number rate
Cannabis violations
Possession 57,895 167 58,965 168 0.7 28.5
Trafficking 9,773 28 9,110 26 -7.9 -22.1
Import/export 446 1 406 1 -10.0 -45.5
Production 5,480 16 4,792 14 -13.6 -49.9
Total cannabis violations 73,594 212 73,273 208 -1.6 7.9
Cocaine violations
Possession 7,885 23 7,696 22 -3.5 7.6
Trafficking 10,358 30 9,480 27 -9.5 15.3
Import/export 301 1 257 1 -15.6 -40.5
ProductionNote 1 9 0 12 0 31.8 -24.4
Total cocaine violations 18,553 53 17,445 50 -7.1 10.4
Heroin violations
Possession 779 2 915 3 16.1 142.9
Trafficking 589 2 569 2 -4.5 105.6
Import/export 75 0 57 0 -24.9 -25.7
ProductionNote 1 0 0 0 0 Note ...: not applicable -100.0
Total heroin violations 1,443 4 1,541 4 5.6 111.1
Methamphetamine (crystal meth) violationsNote 2
Possession 2,613 8 3,345 10 26.5 544.2
Trafficking 1,046 3 1,187 3 12.2 690.4
Import/export 12 0 32 0 163.6 332.3
ProductionNote 1 62 0 57 0 -9.1 183.7
Total methamphetamines violations 3,733 11 4,621 13 22.4 563.1
Methylenedioxyamphetamine (ecstasy) violationsNote 2
Possession 348 1 281 1 -20.2 -1.2
Trafficking 163 0 136 0 -17.5 -0.3
Import/export 9 0 17 0 86.7 100.9
ProductionNote 1 6 0 8 0 31.8 -24.4
Total methylenedioxyamphetamine violations 526 2 442 1 -16.9 0.5
Other CDSA substancesNote 3
Possession 6,821 20 6,542 19 -5.2 13.0
Trafficking 4,609 13 4,391 12 -5.8 28.9
Import/export 642 2 627 2 -3.5 -77.9
ProductionNote 1 142 0 139 0 -3.2 205.7
Total other CDSA substance violations 12,214 35 11,699 33 -5.3 -2.7
Precursor or equipmentNote 4 30 0 36 0 18.6 Note ...: not applicable
Total drug violations
Possession 76,341 220 77,744 221 0.7 31.3
Trafficking 26,538 76 24,873 71 -7.4 5.4
Import/export 1,485 4 1,396 4 -7.1 -65.8
ProductionNote 1 5,699 16 5,008 14 -13.1 -47.6
Precursor or equipmentNote 4 30 0 36 0 18.6 Note ...: not applicable
Total 110,093 317 109,057 310 -2.1 13.1
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