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Teens Prefer Pot Over Tobacco

It's late Saturday night. A group of friends order a pizza and gather on a screened porch to light up. It isn't tobacco.

They use a bubbler, a pipe with a water chamber, which is supposed to make the effects of the marijuana last longer.

These friends are not isolated cases. A May 2012 study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org found that 27 percent of teenagers nationwide said they used marijuana within the previous month, a 42 percent

increase from 2008. Nine percent of teens said they used marijuana 20 or more times the previous month, up 80 percent.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Read full article. (link)

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  • entropy||

    Leave it to the media and it's 15 layers of redundant fact checking to get everything wrong.

    Make it last longer? It's supposed to cool the combustion gasses down, making it smoother, same as with a tobacco hookah. It doesn't make THC metabolize slower.

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