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What are the effects of smoking marijuana poppers and the technique used for smoking?

Hi, i want to know the long term, short term effects of smoking marijuanna poppers. A Marijuanna popper is smoked through a bong, with a chunk of tabacco ripped from a cigarette and weed packed on top. The tobacco smoke is not filtered and gives the smoker a huge headrush after being smoked. I want to know how unhealthy this technique of chronic smoking is and some effects
Asked On : Sun, 22 Jul 2012
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The adverse effects depend on the amount of cannabis and tobacco reaching your body and brain and the time taken for the same. Not using a filter increases your exposure to the harmful components in smoke, known for causing cancer. The technique you are using ensures a fast delivery of a high amount of cannabis and tobacco to your brain, giving you a bigger high than other techniques. Exposure to high amounts of cannabis increases your risk of developing psychosis later in life, which is a well-known and well-researched fact.

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