The government of Canada’s annual Canadian Cannabis Survey finds that about 25% of Canadians have used cannabis in the past year. This is down slightly from the 2020 cannabis survey which found about 27% of Canadians imbibe from time-to-time in cannabis.
The survey only asks questions related to recreational use and not the medical use of cannabis.
Researchers also found that the majority of Canadians (67%) think that the occasional use of cannabis for non-medical purposes is socially acceptable.
Males reported using cannabis recreationally more than females and compared to 2020, there was a significant reduction (2%) in reported usage for males and amongst those aged 16 to 24.
Here’s a breakdown: