Mood of the Nation poll: Despite clamour for making cannabis legal, 55% against it

More than half of the respondents surveyed for the India Today Mood of the Nation poll are against legalisation of cannabis while 36% are in favour
India Today (India)
Friday, January 22, 2021

india cannabis odishaDespite a growing clamour by some sections and NGOs in India to legalise the recreational use of cannabis, more than half of the respondents (55 per cent) surveyed for the India Today Group-Karvy Insights Mood of the Nation (MOTN) 2021 poll are against the move. Only 36 per cent of those surveyed favoured legalisation of cannabis, whose consumption is banned under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances or NDPS Act. Moreover, an overwhelming 89 per cent of the respondents felt drug addiction was a serious problem in the country. See: Complete findings of the Mood of the Nation January 2021 survey.