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 White paper on crime 2001 Part4/Chap.3/3. 

3. Treatment of drug offenders

  In 2000, the prosecution rate increased for every type of drug offense. The prosecution rate of Stimulant Drug Control Law violations exceeded the 90 %mark, reaching 90.2%. The rate of Cannabis Control Law violations reached 68.2%, recording a new high for the last two decades and the rate of Narcotics Control Law violations increased for the fourth year in a row, reachin g77.7%. The percentage of repeat offenders among persons referred for Stimulant Drug Control Law violations was extremely high, reaching 49.8% in 2000.