Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities
With Canada being one of the top distributors and producers of synthetic drugs, according to the United Nations 2009 Drug Report, it makes sense for the illicit drug crimes to be on a continuous rise in the country. Even though marijuana is still the number one drug responsible for the majority of the drug crimes in Canada, other drugs such as ecstasy, crystal meth and cocaine, are catching up and are responsible for more drug crimes each year. Statistics Canada indicated drug crimes reaching over the 100,000 mark and that this was combined with the crime rate reaching a thirty-year low. This is an unusual turn that the crime rate reached a thirty-year low, but illicit drug crimes reach a thirty-year high. Various police forces believe that this is due to the police coming down on drugs that have caused opposite trends.
Victoria and Abbotsford, both located in British Columbia, and Trois-Rivieres and Gatineau, both located in Quebec, followed on the list. Youth drug crimes made up 19% of all the cases in Canada, while two-thirds of the drug crimes in Canada all involved marijuana. For more information about drug addiction, visit the Narconon drug rehab website at, http://narconon.ca/, or call 1-877-782-7409.
(REF: Works Cited Janice Tibbetts. "Illicit drug charges climb to 30-year-high, buck trend." Canwest News Services. May 14, 2009: http://www.canada.com/news/national/Illicit+drug+charges+climb+year+high+buck+trend/1595300/story.html.)
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