Young Italians are the second most frequent consumers of cannabis in EU

by Editorial Staff - 2017.06.07

Itay classified as the second largest consumer of cannabis in Europe, among young people. Over the last twelve months, 19% of young Italians claimed to have used marijuana, a percentage that is inferior only to that of France, which recorded 22.1% usage in the same age group. At least, these are the data published in the European Observatory in its usual annual report on drug use: confirming that consumption of the “herb” is higher in countries that have more restrictive, prohibitionist policies. In addition, the report reveals that almost 90 million citizens of the Old Continent declared having tried cannabis at least once.

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