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The U.S. ranks 1st for cocaine use

24 January 2009 5 comments

According to the 2008 World Drug Report, released by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the United States is tied for first (with Spain) in terms of cocaine use. In both countries, three percent of adults and teens state that they have used cocaine.

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The U.S. ranks 60th in wine consumption

24 January 2009 3 comments

According to the Wine Institute, in 2005, 8.69 litres of wine were consumed per person in the United States, making it rank sixtieth for per capita wine consumption. The Vatican City ranked first, with 62.02 litres consumed per capita.

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The U.S. ranks 6th in vineyards

24 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Wine Institute, in 2005 the United States had 935,000 acres of vineyards, making it rank sixth in the world in terms of the total acreage of vineyards. Spain ranked first, with 2,990,000 acres of vineyards.

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