Use and possession of illegal substances
Many inmates in Norwegian prisons are guilty of offenses that indicate drug use.
In a new report (in Norwegian here), researchers from the PriSUD project at SERAF have analyzed convictions that indicate drug use among Norwegian prisoners over a 20-year period. The figures show that a total of 40% of the sentences have convictions for drug use as part of the basis for the sentence.
Read an English summary of the published report here.