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bong

A specialised pipe used to smoke cannabis and tobacco, in which the smoke is inhaled through a column of water, which allegedly reduces burning of the mouth, upper airways and lungs that occurs with smoking devices that aren’t filtered. Contrary to popular belief, THC is higher in joints (marijuana cigarettes) than in bongs, requiring more of the drug to reach the desired psychoactive effect.

water pipe

A pipe for smoking, with a bowl mounted on a container of water that cools the smoke, and used to smoke marijuana, tobacco, or another substance.
Synonym: hookah; narghile; shisha (1)
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In addition to the standard items, we added eight items addressing water pipe tobacco smoking behaviors and beliefs.
Mark McEwen, Scottish Water's customer service general manager, said: "We will keep customers updated on our plans but in the meantime can confirm that the section of water pipe where these bursts occurred will not be used again.
Pressure-jetting technology will be used to clean the 30in-wide water pipe from Scotswood Bridge to the Whitehouse Road junction to the east of it.
The use of hookah water pipes appears to be more prevalent than cigarette smoking among community college students, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting.
Most people think that water pipe isn't as toxic as cigarettes because they think the water will filter all the toxic material and they will only get smoke that is free from toxins, which is not true," she said.
The new paper extends his findings by detecting carcinogens and other bad actors in water pipe smokers themselves, he says.
Led by Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, MD, PhD, of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, researchers set out to compare lung function and respiratory symptoms among water pipe smokers, deep or normal inhalation cigarette smokers, and non-smokers.
A BURST water pipe caused a section of a Liverpool road to collapse.
An old underground water pipe burst in the residential area of Tireef in the wilayat of Sohar on Sunday night.
The report indicated current costs for water pipe maintenance and replacement are $13 billion each year.
The water pipe is known as a ghaliyan in Persian and a nargilah in Arabic.