Youth in the South of France consume more cannabis than others

A study scrutinizes the young consumer habits of 17 year olds on alcohol, tobacco and cannabis.

Young in the South of France consume more cannabis than those in the North. That at least is what emerges from a study released Wednesday by the French Observatory of Drugs and Drug Addiction (OFDT). To reach these conclusions, a survey was conducted among 23,201 adolescents in March 2014. It shows that 9.2% of these young people have regular cannabis use.

In the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Upper Normandy, Picardy and Ile-de-France, consumption levels remain lower than the national average (between 6 and 8%). However, Paca, Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrenees, the indices are above the national average (between 12 and 13%). The Aquitaine and Poitou-Charentes regions show a slightly higher rate, 10%.

Alcohol, "binge drinking" and Smoking
The OFDT was also interested in the use of alcohol and tobacco. On alcohol, 12.3% of young people drink it...

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