France And Spain Are The Top Cannabis Consumers In Europe

France And Spain Are The Top Cannabis Consumers In Europe

The latest figures released by the European Union’s Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction reveal that some 90.2 million adults across the continent have used cannabis at least once in their lifetime, which amounts to 27.2 percent of the European population[i]. Take a closer look at the stats, though, and you’ll notice that certain countries have a much higher affinity for marijuana than others, with France and Spain leading the way as Europe’s top cannabis consumers. According to a report compiled by Statistica, 11 percent of the adult populations of both France and Spain used cannabis last year, placing the two nations neck-and-neck at the top of the list[ii]. In third place is Italy, where 10.2 percent of adults consumed weed in 2019, while 9.6 percent of Dutch residents also used bud at some point last year. At the other end of the scale, just 0.9 percent of people in Malta accessed cannabis in 2019, making this the European country with the lowest rate of use. Related Post Spain’s Cannabis Social Clubs – Are They Really Legal? How Often Are People Using Cannabis? These figures match those compiled by Spain’s ministry of health in 2017, which found that 11 percent of people aged 15 to 65 had used marijuana in the past year, while 9.1 percent consumed cannabis in the past month and 2.1 percent were daily users[iii]. Based on this data, the Spanish health authorities estimated that a total of 647,000 people use cannabis every day in the…

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