Karachi, Pakistan, where cannabis is illegal, remains the second largest cannabis consuming cities in the world with almost 41.95 tons of the substance used in 2018, according to the World Index 2018 report seen below.
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
— World Index (@theworldindex) January 4, 2019
New York takes the top spot with 77.44 tons and New Delhi comes in third with 38.26 tons of consumed/used cannabis.
The top ten list also includes Los Angeles, Cairo, Mumbai, London, Chicago, Moscow and Toronto respectively.
Last year, Karachi had been ranked as the second-largest consumer of cannabis, also known as marijuana or weed, among 120 cities, according to a study by Seedo, an Israel-based company that sells devices to grow marijuana at home.
The next door neighbour, India’s New Delhi and Mumbai were also placed among the top 10 cities of the world with the highest rate of marijuana’s consumption per year, confirmed by Seedo’s 2018 Cannabis Price Index.
It is known that such South Asian cities manage to sell the cheapest marijuana in the world, approximately priced from Rs100 to Rs500 for a gramme of lower quality.