Legal Weed Trivia

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World laws on possession of small amounts of cannabis. [Source]

BLUE = Legal or essentially legal
ORANGE = Illegal but decriminalized
PINK = Illegal but often unenforced
RED = Illegal

Canada is now the second country in the world to legalize marijuana for recreational use, Uruguay was first.

According to the U.N., 158.8 million people around the world use marijuana (3.8% of the population). So, if you had 67 people in this room 2.5 would be using marijuana.

In 2003, Canada became the first country in the world to offer medical marijuana.

Paraguay is the world’s largest producer of marijuana.

Ian Power and Nikki Rose were the first people to purchase legal recreational marijuana in Canada.

The energy needed to produce 2.2 pounds (1 kilogram) of marijuana indoors is equivalent to that needed to drive across the country five times in a car that gets 44 miles to the gallon. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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