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Karachi declared second largest consumer of cannabis worldwide

Karachi has been declared the second largest consumer of cannabis worldwide. The city retains its position for the second time in a row even though the drug is illegal across the entire country.

Statistics presented by ABCD 2018 Cannabis Price Index show Karachi as next to New York at consuming 41.95 metric tons of cannabis, including hashish. New Delhi, its neighbor in ranking, follows right after at 38.26 metric tons.

The top ten consumers include Los Angeles, Cairo, Mumbai, London, Chicago, Moscow and Toronto.

Top cities most consumption of cannabis, per year, (metric tons)

New York: 77.44
Karachi: 41.95
Delhi: 38.26
Los Angeles: 36.06
Cairo: 32.59
Mumbai: 32.38
London: 31.4
Chicago: 24.54
Moscow: 22.87
Toronto: 22.75

Cannabis, sometimes known as marijuana or weed, is a drug that tends to distress and slows down activity of the nervous system.

September 14, 2019

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