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The French want weed, not wine

29 March 2024

5:00 PM

29 March 2024

5:00 PM

Across France this Easter families will gather to eat, drink and, in many cases, smoke drugs. There are five million regular cannabis smokers in France and a further 600,000 who are classified as cocaine addicts.

The number of people who consume wine on a regular basis is just over seven million (11 per cent of the population), a figure that has been in freefall this century.

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