Table 8
Completed drug-related cases in adult criminal court, by decision, type of offence, and type of drug, Canada, 2008/2009 to 2011/2012

Table summary
This table displays the results of Completed drug-related cases in adult criminal court, by decision, type of offence, and type of drug, Canada, 2008/2009 to 2011/2012. The information is grouped by Type of offence and type of drug (appearing as row headers), Guilty, Stayed/withdrawn, Acquitted, Other and Total, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence and type of drugNote 1 GuiltyNote 2 Stayed/withdrawnNote 3 Acquitted OtherNote 4 TotalNote 5
number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent
Completed cases related to drug possession
Cannabis 25,219 43 33,369 57 92 0 258 0 58,938 100
Other drugs 22,740 65 12,158 35 129 0 120 0 35,147 100
Cocaine 13,870 66 6,933 33 88 0 63 0 20,954 100
Heroin 743 67 355 32 4 0 1 0 1,103 100
Methamphetamines 1,223 65 641 34 7 0 8 0 1,879 100
Ecstasy 510 59 345 40 1 0 8 1 864 100
Other CDSANote 6 6,394 62 3,884 38 29 0 40 0 10,347 100
Total completed cases related to drug possession 47,959 51 45,527 48 221 0 378 0 94,085 100
Completed cases related to drug supplyNote 7
Cannabis 7,752 49 7,883 50 148 1 85 1 15,868 100
Other drugs 15,248 56 11,600 43 270 1 111 0 27,229 100
Cocaine 10,968 58 7,774 41 206 1 77 0 19,025 100
Heroin 740 58 504 40 22 2 3 0 1,269 100
Methamphetamines 371 52 329 46 5 1 6 1 711 100
Ecstasy 256 52 230 46 4 1 6 1 496 100
Other CDSANote 6 2,913 51 2,763 48 33 1 19 0 5,728 100
Total completed cases related to drug supply 23,000 53 19,483 45 418 1 196 0 43,097 100
Completed drug-related cases
Cannabis 32,971 44 41,252 55 240 0 343 0 74,806 100
Other drugs 37,988 61 23,758 38 399 1 231 0 62,376 100
Cocaine 24,838 62 14,707 37 294 1 140 0 39,979 100
Heroin 1,483 63 859 36 26 1 4 0 2,372 100
Methamphetamines 1,594 62 970 37 12 0 14 1 2,590 100
Ecstasy 766 56 575 42 5 0 14 1 1,360 100
Other CDSANote 6 9,307 58 6,647 41 62 0 59 0 16,075 100
Total completed drug-related cases 70,959 52 65,010 47 639 0 574 0 137,182 100
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