Pro IQRA News Updates.
Between April 2020 and March 2022, more than 20,000 ecstasy tablets, around 2,500kg of herbal cannabis and over 75,000 cannabis plants were recovered across the country by Police Scotland officers.
During the same period, about eight million illicit benzodiazepine tablets were removed from circulation.
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The figures have been published by the Scottish Government.
Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie said: “These figures show that Police Scotland continue to make progress in removing drugs from our streets.
“We are committed to disrupting organized crime in all its forms, including the supply of medicines in our communities and to holding accountable those involved in providing them.
“As a one-stop service we are able to deploy specialist and national resources to support local activism and these results highlight the positive impact that is happening across Scotland.
“We work closely with national law enforcement agencies and partners to share and act on information to disrupt organized crime in Scotland.
“We also continue to work with partners to address the harm this crime causes to vulnerable people and our communities.”