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6th December 2017, 19:09

Two 12 year olds arrested for cannabis this year, Parliament reveals

Parliament answers revealed two 12 year olds were arrested for Cannabis this year. They were the youngest to be arrested by the RGP on drug related offences.

Over the period April ’16 and March 2017 there were 255 arrests for possession of cannabis, 42 for cocaine, 15 for prescription drugs and one arrest for MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy.

Details were also given of substance abuse related cases that required medical care with alcohol intoxication one of the most common.