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Offense Category

Controlled Substances Act

What is it?

Production, distribution and/or possession of certain narcotics and other drugs.

What does our data show?

Drug cases under the Controlled Substances Act dropped by about two-thirds from 2000 to 2018. The vast majority of these cases, about 95%, are felonies.


Detailed charts are unavailable for charges with fewer than 750 cases.

  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor

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