The Global Drugs Survey Reveals How The World Gets Stoned

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Published on 24 May, the results from the Global Drug Survey (GDS) 2017 provides a wealth of information on how people around the world get high. Methods of cannabis consumption Photo credit Smoking a joint is by far the most common method of cannabis consumption around the world. Or even better, vape! – Winstock Less than six per cent of international GDS respondents claimed that using a vaporizer is their main method of cannabis consumption. This method was most common in Finland and the US, where it was reported as the main method by 18.9 per cent and 12.7 per cent of participants respectively. Wake and bake Photo credit Another interesting global behavior difference emerged when respondents were asked how soon they smoke a joint after waking up.

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Published on 24 May, the results from the Global Drug Survey (GDS) 2017 provides a wealth of information on how people around the world get high. A The latest survey asked 120,000 respondents from 50 countries a range of questions relating to drugs, including on the frequency of their use, the source of their purchases, and their methods of consumption.

Methods of cannabis consumption

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Smoking a joint is by far the most common method of cannabis consumption around the world. Over 71 per cent of respondents claimed joints to be their “main method” of consumption; those reporting the use of bongs, pipes, or vaporizers as their primary method made up less than 10 percent each.

However, the definition of a “joint” is perhaps the most marked international difference in cannabis consumption.

In European countries, over 50 percent of cannabis-using participants in each country reported smoking joints that contain both cannabis and tobacco...

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