Cannabis arrests, cautions and charges

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Dear Lancashire Constabulary,

This request relates to the following offences set out in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971:
i. Possession of Cannabis - s.5(1) of the Act;
ii. Possession of Cannabis with intent to supply - s.5(3) of the Act.

1. For each of these two offences separately, please supply the following data broken down by each year a) 2004, b) 2005, c) 2006, d) 2007, e) 2008 and f) 2009 g) 2015 h) 2016:
a) The total number of individuals arrested by your force
b) The total number of individuals cautioned by your force
c) The total number of individuals charged by your force

Yours faithfully,

matt ford

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