Consuming banned drugs and substances is illegal in India and the punishment for this includes jail time and/or fine.
If you are caught consuming cocaine, morphine, diacetyl-morphine, you can be punished with jail time for up to 1 year and/or fine of up to Rs. 20,000. For any other banned drugs, you can be punished with jail time for up to 6 months and/or fine of up to Rs. 10,000.
Sikkim is the only State in India that has decriminalised consumption, i.e. you will not be punished for consuming drugs. Rather the focus is shifted on providing rehabilitation support to those consuming and addicted to drugs1.1
- Sikkim Anti Drugs Act, 2006