Rakesh Marwah whose age is 35 years old and is a businessman in Chandigarh. When he gets back to home from its work he calls his wife and says “Crush Kar Ke Rakhna.” When he reaches home, he starts to roll a joint and enjoy the joint at the end of the day.
Manoj Kaushal whose age is 54 rarely takes alcohol at the parties. His friends who are successful professionals and entrepreneurs and have the age of 40s and 50s prefer to roll joints and smoke in the house parties. In Bengaluru, smoking pots have become a common trend, and it is socially acceptable. According to retired engineer-MBA-law graduate, Kaushal says that nowadays people keep alcohol as a backup.
The smoking pot in India is present in dopey college students who get waste in shady bachelor pads or chillum. The new trend is actively choosing cannabis over tobacco and alcohol. Consuming cannabis is still illegal in India and can land you in jail for six-month jail term with a hefty fine, but the consumption is steadily increasing day by day. Delhi ranks 3rd in the World when it comes to consumption of cannabis per year. According to the 2018 Cannabis Price Index, Delhi people consumed over 38 metric tonnes of cannabis last year.
Sunny Ghosh, a 42-year-old senior VP of tea export firm said that rolling a joint is now common in the office parties. He said that he used to smoke at least one joint per day. He is married and has a child whose age is five years.
In recent year there is an uproar to legalize the marijuana. This trend is growing across the world and US allows the use of marijuana in seven states. Uruguay, Netherlands, and Jamaica also allow the use of weed to some extent. In India Lok Sabha MP Dharamvir Gandhi, Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi and Biju Janata Dal MP Tathagata Satapathy also demand to legalize the use of marijuana by speaking about the benefits of marijuana.