Figures released to the Evening Times under Freedom of Information legislation show that possession of drugs is the most common offence, accounting for 8108 reports to the fiscal.

There were 798 recorded crimes relating to the supply of drugs and 211 connected to their production, manufacture and cultivation.

However, not one crime concerning the illegal importation of drugs was recorded by police.

Reported by the Glasgow Evening Times. You can read the full story here.

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