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Average consumption was 1,6kg per person in 2014.
Pretty sure it wasn't. The OP stated 1.6Kg per day, for the whole of Zurich. A quick google suggests that a 'line' of coke is about 100mg, so that's 16000 lines per day being consumed, which implies perhaps 5-10k daily users in the city.

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Re: Zürich - Swiss champions in cocaine use

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Pretty sure it wasn't. The OP stated 1.6Kg per day, for the whole of Zurich. A quick google suggests that a 'line' of coke is about 100g, so that's 16000 lines per day being consumed, which implies perhaps 5-10k daily users in the city.
More like 0.1g. Think about trying to putting 100g of flour up your nose...
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Re: Zürich - Swiss champions in cocaine use

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Pretty sure it wasn't. The OP stated 1.6Kg per day, for the whole of Zurich. A quick google suggests that a 'line' of coke is about 100g, so that's 16000 lines per day being consumed, which implies perhaps 5-10k daily users in the city.
How many people do UBS and CS employ?
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Pretty sure it wasn't. The OP stated 1.6Kg per day, for the whole of Zurich. A quick google suggests that a 'line' of coke is about 100mg, so that's 16000 lines per day being consumed, which implies perhaps 5-10k daily users in the city.
Probably significantly less than London per capita!
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More like 0.1g. Think about trying to putting 100g of flour up your nose...
I’ve got some lettuce growing out of mine.

It’s just the tip of the iceberg.
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How many people do UBS and CS employ?
What is this myth?
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you forgot to mention that it is per person
See above
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What is this myth?
The myth is that ex-employees of these companies have to show their nasal cavaties to any future employer
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The myth is that ex-employees of these companies have to show their nasal cavaties to any future employer
Will they not show them anyways?

I don't think it will be only temp checks.
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Re: Zürich - Swiss champions in cocaine use

I come from a small town in Northern Ontario Canada . Told about the serious problem with opiods. Really quite sad.

I tell my clients, when they are given medication by the Dr. to ask why. What are the side effects and what are the alternatives.

Many people make a lot of money on creating dependence.
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Some good news though. Have read about there being bars in London that do not serve alcohol. A lo of young people really doing some amazing things. Wanting to get there lives together, with yoga, meditation, healthy food exercise etc.
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How many people do UBS and CS employ?
It‘s funny that people always think of this stereotype. I‘ve worked for one of the above in multiple departments for over 10 years in Zurich and I can‘t say I‘ve met anyone into any drug apart from alcohol, whereas I‘ve certainly met plenty of non-bankers who are.
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It‘s funny that people always think of this stereotype. I‘ve worked for one of the above in multiple departments for over 10 years in Zurich and I can‘t say I‘ve met anyone into any drug apart from alcohol, whereas I‘ve certainly met plenty of non-bankers who are.
Sorry, it is a stereotype. Maybe it is more applicable to direct traders?
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Re: Zürich - Swiss champions in cocaine use

You would be surprised by who would be on cocaine. They do not look like bums on the street.
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Re: Zürich - Swiss champions in cocaine use

Agreed. The junkie trader is mostly an Hollywood fantasy from the 90s. I work in banks a lot and the only instances I saw cocaine with my own eyes were during the last street parade: one fat teenager girl in the street and a group of 3 teenager boys not older than 16 yo sitting next to me in the train. They were sniffing it even though the controller was barely walking past them down the aisle.
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How many people do UBS and CS employ?
Maybe once upon a time the banks employed wheeler dealer Nigel Farage types. Now it's mostly super mathnerds, and it's very international (especially Asian). If you think it's like the wolf of Wall Street you'd be sadly disappointed. They are basically glorified accountancy types.

Law is a lot worse for that sort of thing. Particularly in The US because they work them until they break.
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