Top Cannabis Usage by Country

  • Nigeria has the world’s highest rate of cannabis use, with 19.4% of its population aged 15+ having consumed it in the past year.
  • That statistic offers extra significance given the illegal status of the plant across most of Africa.
  • Globally, the highest reported rates of use are typically associated with progressive cannabis laws.
  • Canada (with a nationwide market) and the United States (through various state markets) both have active adult-use cannabis markets, characterized by strong public awareness and widespread support for legalization.
  • Accordingly, Canada and the United States respectively have the world’s second- and third-highest usage rates of cannabis.