• Globally, the United States, Canada, Nigeria, and Australia rank the highest, with over  15% of the population over age 15 admitting to using the drug.
  • In Africa, Nigeria has the highest number of people that smoke cannabis.

 

A recent report on tobacco use from a public health campaign group and U.S. Academics has found that smoking w rates is rising among adults in at least 10  countries in Africa, as well as among young people.

 

 

According to the report, there were still increasing numbers of smokers in Africa because the population is younger, and drug use is higher among young people than older people.

 

 

 

 

Furthermore, a 2021 report by the United Nations report on drug use also confirmed that the number of drug users in Africa is projected to rise by 40  percent by 2030.

 

 

 

Using data from Global Cannabis Report: 2019 Industry Outlook by New Frontier Data, here are the top  10 African  countries that smoke the most cannabis:

 

 

Nigeria-20.8million people

 

Ethiopia-7.1million people

 

Egypt-5.9million people

 

DR Congo-5million people

 

Tanzania-3.6million people

 

Kenya-3.3million people

 

Sudan-2.7million people

 

Uganda-2.6million people

 

Madagascar -2.1million people

 

Ghana- 2million people

 

The Least marijuana consumers in Africa:

 

 

The African countries with the least number of marijuana users include Zimbabwe, Malawi, Niger, and Zambia, with 1.1million, 1.2 million, 1.2million, and 1,4million users, respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

(Business Insider)

 

 

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