Posts Tagged ‘marijuana’

The U.S. ranks 2nd in marijuana

17 June 2009 1 comment

According to the 2007 UNODC World Drug Report, “Mexico and the USA may be the world’s largest cannabis herb producers” (page 104). According to the 2008 UNODC World Drug Report, cannabis production in Mexico was estimated at 7,400 metric tonnes, and cannabis production in the United States was 4,700.

Thus, the United States ranks second in cannabis herb production. Mexico ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 9th in marijuana usage

22 January 2009 1 comment

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 12.2 percent of people in the United States, ages 15 to 64, state that they use marijuana, making the United States rank ninth that category. Papua New Guinea ranks first, with 29.5 percent of the population saying they use marijuana.