AQW 50696/11-16


Mr Jim Allister
Traditional Unionist Voice
North Antrim


Tabled Date: 10/11/2015
Answered On Date: 24/11/2015
Priority Written: No


Question:
To ask the Minister of Justice to list the occasions and types of illegal drugs seized in prisons over the last two years.


Answer:
The table below sets out the number of occasions and the types of illegal drugs seized in prisons in the last two years.
Prescription Drugs
Incidents of finds 2014
Incidents of finds 2015
Illegal Drugs
Incidents of finds 2014
Incidents of finds 2015
Unnamed
24
16
Cannabinoid
71
38
Co-codamol tablets
5
4
Cocaine
5
1
Codeine
2
0
Herbal cannabis
24
19
Diazepam
4
0
Heroin and morphine mix
1
0
Fluoxetine
3
0
Morphine
0
1
K 100
1
0
Opiates
5
2
Kapake
1
2
Unidentified tablets
127
87
Lansoprazole
1
0
Steroids
4
2
Lofexidine
1
0
Benzodiazapine
1
2
Mirtazapine
15
3
Barbiturates/ketamine
1
0
Morphine patches
2
1
Amphetamines
1
0
Naproxen
3
1
MDMA
1
0
Olanzapine
0
2
Paracetamol
3
2
Pregablin
15
9
Propranol
3
0
Quetiapine
4
1
Seroquel
2
0
Sertrailine
1
0
Subutex
2
0
T100 tablets
1
0
T150 tablets
1
1
T400 tablets
0
2
Tamazapam
0
1
Tetracycline
4
0
Tramadol
3
7
Zolpiden
2
0
Methanacardamol
0
1
Amphetimines
1
1
Antibiotics
0
1
Ibuprofen
1
0
Loratinide
0
1
Spasmonal
0
1
Sleeping tablets
2
0