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A man holds a placard reading 'Tobacco 70 000 deaths per year,... News PhotoAdult,Bouches-du-Rhone,France,Holding,Horizontal,Law,Legalization,Marijuana - Herbal Cannabis,Marseille,Men,Placard,Protest,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Social IssuesPhotographer Collection: AFP A man holds a placard reading 'Tobacco (taxed) 70 000 deaths per year, Cannabis (prohibited) 0 death per year, Pollution (taxed) 30 000 deaths per year' during a protest to call for the legalization of marijuana on May 10, 2014, at the Old Harbour in Marseille, southern France. About 147 million people globally -- or about 2.5 percent of the population -- use cannabis, according to the World Health Organization. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)