This map shows how much cannabis is being consumed around the world

Greg Evans
Monday 23 October 2017 11:15
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Cannabis is a drug that no matter your age you will have experienced.

Whether it was at a music festival, a student dorm, those cakes your friend brought back from Amsterdam or that house that always smells a bit funny, cannabis has a way of integrating itself into many different lifestyles and levels of society.

While its effects on the body are often disputed there is no denying it's popularity and its widespread availability.

Using data from the United Nations of Drugs and Crime we have compiled a map that illustrates the consumptions levels of the drug around the globe passed on the percentage of the population who use it.

The United States and Canada are easily the biggest users of cannabis but surprisingly Nigeria aren't too far behind. Other heavy cannabis taking nations include Chile, Australia, Bermuda, Czech Republic and France.

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HT UNODC

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