Judging from the image, it’s pretty obvious that many things qualify as a pipe. Believe it or not, even cardboard tubes can suffice. Granted, those types are generally reserved for teens or addicts who find themselves in a pinch. The question we need to ask, perhaps is what are these—often handmade—devices used for? In short, Read more »
What is a Hookah?
Thought to have orginated in India or Persia during the 1500s, hookah smoking has spread worldwide. These large water pipes consist of a water chamber, a tobacco chamber, and one—or more—flexible tubes stemming from the water chamber for inhaling the smoke. You can smoke marijuana and hashish too—it’s merely added in with the tobacco in Read more »
What is a Needle and a Spoon Reference
A needle and spoon are prime pieces of paraphernalia if you’re addicted to heroin. Addicts use a spoon to heat and dissolve the darker, less pure form of heroin by mixing it with a bit of water. Once it’s “cooked,” they fill a syringe and inject it, preferably directly into a vein. They’re sure to Read more »
What is a Cocaine Freebase Kit?
Instead of the powdered form that comes to mind when hearing the word cocaine, freebase is purchased in chunks more conducive to smoking in a pipe or bong. So, basically, a cocaine freebase kit consists of a pipe and a lighter—two things that addicts usually manage to have on hand at all times. When users Read more »
What is a Bong
A bong is a filtration device used for smoking herbal substances, mainly tobacco or cannabis. The term is an adaptation of the Thai word “baung” which refers to a cylindrical wooden tube, pipe, or container cut from bamboo. The word also refers to bongs used for smoking. In 2013, these devices were discovered by excavators Read more »
What Is a Rolling Paper?
People use a rolling paper when they want to make a cigarette. The roll-your-own variety of cigarettes is often marijuana instead of tobacco though. They’re also called joints or blunts. Rolling papers come in individual packages. Each package contains a specific number of papers. The papers are usually folded to release from their cardboard package Read more »