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10 Countries That Smoke The Most Marijuana
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The United Nations just released its annual World Drug Report for 2014.

The report, prepared by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, summarizes data on various illegal drugs around the globe, including marijuana. Along with drug trafficking updates, the UN also provides a breakdown of annual drug use by country.

According to the UN’s latest data, here are the top 10 weed-consuming countries in 2014:

10. Jamaica

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(Photo: Peter Q/Flickr)

Use: 9.86% of the population

Status: Illegal, but soon to be decriminalized

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9. Australia

Australia
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Use: 10.3% of the population

Status: Illegal

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8. Spain

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Use: 10.6% of the population

Status: Legal for personal use. Illegal to produce, sell or use in public

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7. Canada

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(Photo: Cannabis Culture/Flickr)

Use: 12.2% of the population

Status: Illegal for recreational use. Legal for medical use

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6. Nigeria

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Use: 14.3% of the population

Status: Illegal

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5. New Zealand

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Use: 14.6% of the population

Status: Illegal

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4. Italy

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(Photo: Dennis Jarvis/Flickr)

Use: 14.6% of the population

Status: Illegal to produce or sell. Decriminalized for personal possession

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3. United States

USA
(Photo: Tinou Bao/Flickr)

Use: 14.8% of the population

Status: Legal in 22 states and D.C. for medical use. Legal in Colorado and Washington for recreational use

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2. Zambia

Zambia
(Photo: Joachim Huber/Flickr)

Use: 17.7% of the population

Status: Illegal

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1. Iceland

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Use: 18.3% of the population

Status: Illegal

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