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Which province smokes the most weed?

Nova Scotia has more per capita potheads than any other province.

According to a new survey from Statistics Canada, 14.8 per cent of Nova Scotians say they've inhaled at least once in the past year. That's a higher percentage than even B.C., where 14.2 per cent of residents admitted to regularly using the drug.

On average, 12.2 per cent of Canadians said they'd smoked pot in the last 12 months.

Saskatchewan reported the lowest level of marijuana usage, with only 10.1 per cent.

The data comes from StatsCan's recent Community Health Survey, and is based on interviews with 25,100 Canadians aged 15 and older.

Percentage of residents who reported smoking marijuana in the the last 12 months

  • Nova Scotia - 14.8%
  • British Columbia - 14.2%
  • Ontario - 12.1%
  • Alberta - 11.8%
  • Manitoba - 11.5%
  • Quebec - 11.5%
  • Newfoundland - 11.1%
  • New Brunswick - 11%
  • P.E.I. - 10.4%
  • Saskatchewan - 10.1%

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