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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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External water pipes should be laid at this depth to prevent them freezing in prolonged sub-zero temperatures.
oThe smell of cigarette is disliked but the water pipe, because of its flavour, is preferred,o Nakkash said.
According to the survey, water pipe use is widespread and cuts across numerous sociodemographic groups and geographic locations.
The Health Ministry announced last Thursday that it will ban hookahs from public places "very soon" despite having spent four years largely ignoring legislation passed by the Majlis in 2006 to ban the water pipes as a health
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Water pipe smokers (hookah) inhale toxic substances, which are also found in standard cigarettes, but in the hookah the charcoal, which ignites the mixture, intensifies the health damage.
Those inhaling flavoured tobacco through a water pipe are exposed to tar, carbon monoxide and heavy metals.