This infographic made by Statista (Statista.com) shows that smoking, alcohol and prescription Pain Killers cause more annual deaths than cannabis.
Annually almost 80,000 people die because of diseases caused by cigarette smoke in England and Wales, while more than 8,000 people die because of alcohol.
However, alcohol-related deaths don’t include indirect causes of deaths such as Traffic Accidents and homicides.
For this reason, the number of deaths related to alcohol is higher than estimated.
Are there few deaths from cannabis, because it is illegal in many countries?
Did you expect a higher annual number of cannabis-related deaths?
What do you think is the situation in your country and in the rest of the European Union?