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What is Toronto Drug Treatment Court?

Toronto Drug Treatment Court can be a good option for accused persons, but it is not necessarily the best option.  When someone commits a crime that is motivated by drug addiction they may be eligible to have their criminal charges resolved through Toronto Drug Treatment Court (TDTC). TDTC is a judicially supervised drug treatment and rehabilitation program for accused persons whose criminal charges arose out of behaviour motivated by drug addiction. Accused persons who are addicted to cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or other opiates, or methamphetamine are eligible for acceptance into the TDTC program. The court recognizes that drug addiction is mental health problem that can motivate criminal behaviour that the accused person may not otherwise commit. What Must I do to Enter The Toronto Drug Treatment Court? The accused person must: Fill out an application Be accepted into the TDTC Program by the Crown Attorney…

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#wrongfulyconvicted Wednesday Wilson Nepoose

14 Dec 2016

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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

7 Dec 2016

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