For Parents - A Picture Guide to Marijuana Paraphernalia. Make Sure You Know What Teens Use to Smoke With

Parents, would you be able to spot marijuana paraphernalia if you saw it? What about hash or hash oil?  Make sure you know what today's kids are using to smoke cannabis, and make sure you'll recognize it if you see it.

Marijuana

Marijuana is generally sold dried and is sometimes compressed for easier transport. Better marijuana will often look almost covered in tiny crystals.

Marijuana Pictures

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Hash or Hashish

Hash, or hashish, is a more concentrated form of marijuana. What it is is the collected resins off of the marijuana leaves. The THC content of hash is generally much higher by weight than the THC content of green marijuana. Hash can be oily or even dry and crumbly, depending on where it came from and how it was produced.

Hash Pictures

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Hash Oil

Hash oil is an even further concentrated form of hash. Hash oil generally has the highest quantity of THC by weight. It is often sold in small glass vials, or in the tops of metal beer bottle caps. 

Hash Oil Bottle Pic

Rolling papers

Cigarette rolling papers are used to roll joints. This is probably the most commonly used form of paraphernalia. 

Rolling Paper Pics (and a joint being rolled in pics)

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Blunts (cigar tubes for marijuana)

Cigars are sometimes emptied out of their tobacco and restuffed with marijuana to form a blunt. 

Blunt Pic

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Hash or marijuana pipe

One of the simplest ways to smoke marijuana or hash is simply through a small pipe. The smoke from a pipe can be very hot and irritating.  

Hash or marijuana pipe pic

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Bong (water pipe)

A variant on the common marijuana pipe is the water bong. A bong channels hot smoke through a layer of water, cooling and hydrating the smoke. This cooler smoke is less irritating to the throat and lungs, and can be inhaled more deeply. 

Bong pics

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Misc Parephernalia

Creative smokers will use any number of devices to smoke with.  

Used for holding a crumb of hash to be held over a lighter

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Hot Knives

Although I could not find a picture of this one, if you find butter or steak knives with blackened burnt tips, they may have been used to smoke hash. The blades are heated on the stove and then two knives are pressed on a crumb of hash to burn it for smoke. 

Blowtorch, often a cooking torch, (used as a higher octane substittute for a lighter.)

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The preceding pics represent just a fraction of the available paraphernalia out there, but these are many of the more commonly used types of smoking gear.

If you see rolling papers around, the odds are high that the carrier of the papers is smoking joints - and if your son or daughter has a bong hidden in their room - there is little other explanation for what they are doing with it.

Whatever your thoughts on marijuana use or abuse, you should be informed and educated about the pros and cons of cannabis (yes there are pros), and be ready to have a frank and honest discussion with your kids, hopefully before you find paraphernalia hidden about!

If you do find something, remember that many kids experiment with marijuana, and very few of these kids go on to have any serious problems. Don't panic, do talk.  

Good luck.

Watch a bong being made

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Comments 59 comments

Jerry 7 years ago

Wow, I feel kinda high just looking at all your pics!


wordscribe41 7 years ago

Hey, thanks for the hub. Things have changed a bit since my teenage years. With 3 kids getting older, I do appreciate this information.


marijuana mike 7 years ago

that's i nice looking blunt, i wounder how much weed is in it, lol, im 14, and i smoke weed, lol, lol,lol,lol, its funny u think u guys know so much about weed, but to be quit frank, u know so little.


Brough 7 years ago

If all your children do is smoke some weed they are doing okay. You shouldn't worry unless they start posessing large quantities and there lives start revolving around it. I was a habitual smoker in my teenage years. I would smoke about an ounce of marijuana per month while living at home.


L.Blizzie 6 years ago

I think that first picture of that fat ng of weed looks SeXxxay as hell. Weed is what makes the world go round:-! All dayyy ay*


Yossi 6 years ago

I am a college student, i smoke and honestly all it does is make me work 5 times harder at school.

No, it's not helping me concentrate, it makes me so lazy, that i fall behind, and than i need to pull an all nighter like right now so i could catch up and not fail my history test tomorrow.

People, this shit makes our life so pointless, im reducing quantities to one in a blue, cuz like everything in life, once in a while is nice, but when you have it everyday you can't look at it anymore.


Monkeyman3dee 6 years ago

Yossi weed interacts differently with everybody. Some people are responsible with it, some are not. Same thing with alcohol! So many people make the wrong connection, instead of blaming pot, take a look at yourself. Why don't you get school work done first, then toke up? Then again weed isn't for everybody, that doesn't mean it's bad. Weed is good.


concerned mom 6 years ago

How do I know when my son is doing more than just smoking just pot?

I;'m worried about it leading to heavier things and addiction....you get me?


Marge 6 years ago

Also, here's how to help them stop smoking marijuana if they are addicted or have tried unsuccessfully before... http://stop-smoking-weed.org


macky 6 years ago

i luv weed sooo much i makes my mind go free i luv it:):):):):):):)


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Eizzy 6 years ago from UK

This is very informative. Great hub! :)


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Eizzy 6 years ago from UK

@ concerned mom: One way of knowing if your son gets too much drugs is to know the drug concentration in his bloodstream. You may try to consider using drug testing kits at home. There are many types of it. For more details you may check out my site at http://hubpages.com/hub/Drug-Testing-Kits/


The Vapouriser  6 years ago

Thank you for this helpful and informative hub, it is hard to keep up to date with the various methods used to smoke cannabis these days, but I think you have all the bases covered. :)


420 6 years ago

You are all very ignorant, there are many many simpler ways to smoke that you cant catch them all. SMOKE WEED :)


neilos 6 years ago

Everybody must get stoned :-)


Sam 5 years ago

I saw the saftey pin one on cheech and chong, i've never heard of the knife one. Let's be reasonable, your child won't leave a glass pipe, or bong laying around. Also, most "stoners" don't know how to role a joint, or blunt. There are so many other more common ways of smoking. i'm against the whole "weed is bad" thing because that's not the truth. But, if you are an acutal concern parent look for these; A make shift bong is a water bottle with a piece of foil where the top would go (that's is put) and a straw to breath out of, foil is noisy so if there is constent foil getting and just small little squares that could be a hint, but not a reason to assum. another way (my way) is to crush a can horizontally and poke holes in it (again, where the weed would be placed) then you breath in where the mouth hole already is. this one is great because what suspicious about a soda can? really? also cans can be crushed and twisted. don't stop getting sodas and what not there are MANY make shift methods i heard one of foil and a toilet paper roll.


ismokealotofweed 5 years ago

o man. if ur a parent and are trying to catch it earlie, then you are not going to search his or her room and find a big glass bong. you will find

1. cut up water bottles

2. foil or tape (could be used for other things)

3. dime bags in their wallets

4. lighters and other parifinilya

too be honest not a lot of kids in highschool smoke joints, it is mostly bongs. you need to actully go to a store and buy rolling papers (if they let you) or get it from someone, but you can just make a bong (refered too as getto bong) from houshold items.

weed is very easy to obtain, and to stop your child from getting it you would have to homeschool them and keep them in their room. its just not possible.

im just going to add some things to the list of things that kids smoke out of. one of my favourite methods when i first started was a gravity bong, which is a two leater pop bottle with the bottom cut off, placed in a bucket of water. a make shift bowlpiece (tinfoil or other) is built into the cap and weed is placed in there. you hold a lighter about the herb and pull the bottle up, the water falls down do to gravity and smoke is sucked in. when the bong is full you take of the cap and suck it in. i used to also atach a baloon to the top and push it down, then tie the baloon for later.

you are not going to find your childs pipe. they can be the size of your pinky and if cleaned properly, completely odorless and stuck in a sock and in a corner of their room.

I am not against weed. i think it is very good for your mind, and in moderation actully has healing effects for your body. unfortinatly i do not use it in moderation, but i am in grade ten and i can truthfully say i have never tried any other drug (i have been using marijuana heavily for 2 years). there has been chances but a kid eather has a choice to be a natural hippy-like stoner or what we call a party-stoner. party stoners are more likely to use drugs such as alchahol, extasy, salvia, MDMA, acid, shrooms and other drugs.(this list is a fairly comprihensive list of the drugs that the average kid in an ontario highschool has acess too) my only suggestion to keeping kids from going down the wrong path is to talk to them when entering highschool. have an honest conversation with them and do some reasearch, give them facts. (now is the time to tell them about your one time you tried it). if they are still set on using it, let them experiment, but still instill in them the dangers of smoking weed. if they become potheads, you will know. i was caught 3 times smoking weed in grade 9 and many drug parifinilia was found. my mom is now accepting of the fact that i like ganja smoke, but still makes sure i study hard and use it appropriatly. when your child comes of age to drive and if they are still a smoking weed, make a deal that they can call you at anytime and you will drive them home instead of driving their own car home, no questions asked. it is a question about saftey of not only your child but everyone on the road. if your a super cool parent like my mom, you will come to terms with the fact that your rebelious teenager is going to do whatever the fuck he or she wants anyways, just be cause they can, and try to make sure that he or she does it in a safe and magable fashion. my mom bought me a vaporizer for christmas, which if you don't know, is the safest way to consume thc. the herb is not actully burned (which is what creates all the tar and bad shit in the smoke) but the thc is heated off of the plant and made into vapor, which then your teenager can consume and feel the love, without the nasty cough or smell or dirtyness of the other consumtion methods.

anyway, sory for getting of topic, but if you need any help or advice about your pot smoking child, send me an email at nifty.nick@hotmail.com . im lucky that my mom was so understanding, and i know that is not the case for every teenager out their.


HashnBash 5 years ago

I would like to say I love Marijuana, and I just had two children and their names are Mary and Jane. Judge if you'd like I don't care. I'm going to be making special brownies for their lunches everyday, if you catch my drift ;) My dog loves it too.


Mike "quit smoking weed" Guaranero 5 years ago

Great info, thanks for posting. Although I don´t have that much pretty pictures as you on my blog, parents and teenagers can download a free marijuana guide from the National Institute on Drug Abuse via http://quitsmokingweednow.com It´s completely free - no registration required.


Kari 5 years ago

Weed signs aren't always as distinguishable as shown in the pictures.

To be honest, if the only bad thing your child ever does is take a hit or two, then you're a lucky parent. Most of the time kids don't have huge amounts on them. I'm 16 and I smoke once every couple months. Not often at all in the smoking world.

Your best bet with catching/preventing your kid from getting into it is to have an open relationship.

My dad found my weed one time and he didn't blow up on me, but he didn't ask me to smoke it with him. We had an hour long talk and we figured out was what going on. I was lucky that he used to do stuff like that when he was my age so he knows where I'm coming from.

BUT he's not allowing me to smoke it. but on the other hand he knows that if he tells me not to smoke its not going to stop me(like a parental block) unless he confines me solely to my room for a year. And even then if we have a rough relationship it'll make it more difficult for me to care that he's looking out for me.

So parents. Your best bet is to be close with your child. If you tried it when you were younger, don't be afraid to talk to them about it. Just don't lie. My school always used scare tactics and when you find out what they told you about weed is a lie, everything they told you about meth and coke could very well be a lie so why not try it out. Its better that they know what they're getting into than not, even if it's scary to tell your kids about potential dangers.


Thomas 5 years ago

This is sad to read. Beginners use shit like water bottles and cans. I am in AP/Honors classes, get good grades, i am only 16, iv smoked weed for a year, i am one of the most dependable employees at my work (I lifeguard at my city's pool), but I cannot handle frustration, and my parents are extremely ignorant to the fact that weed helps me calm down, and this is backed up by the fact that they buy a lot of very cheap wine just to get their fix. Understand that almost every teen goes through this phase. My sister went to UC Santa Cruz, she obsessed over weed for a couple months, but she accepted that shed rather not do it regularly. I do it almost every day, and when I get caught, I continue. If I can sustain a life that is better than someone that doesn't believe the use of weed is okay, then I think its definitely fine. Sure there is a health issue. It is proven that weed produces more tar than cigarettes, but it has also been proven that the tar has no carcinogenic side effects like tobacco. Be happy your kid is doing only weed. The only addicting quality is psychological, so look at yourself as a parent for why your child may continue to do it...Maybe its you causing this, and the extra stress you add by drug testing and giving up all trust is just ruining the situation even more. This doesn't have to be a drug as many believe, it can also be a helpful aid through life as it is for me. The most honest conversation I have ever had between me and my parents was when my mom found my pipe. She asked me how it works, where things go, how to use it, and what it does to me. I felt so happy to hear that my mom wasn't ignorantly yelling at me for something that was not of mutual value. But then came my dad, who threatened to kick me out of the house for doing it...now what would happen if I lived on the streets? I would probably get into cheaper drugs that enslave you until your soon to come death. That doesn't seem so good to me. Education, and intelligence really do seem essential, and smoking just to seem cool is just lame. I don't even tell people that I smoke. And to add to this gallery of pictures. I do own a glass bong very well hidden, and I do own zigzag rolling papers. I know how to roll, I know how to pack a bowl, but I also know how to do Advanced Calculus and Advanced Government and Political reasoning. And for the last clarification i can add, the only time i ventured out of weed, was with the threat of drug tests, I knew i would need to use something that did not last very long in my system, and i started snorting oxycontin, and taking research chemicals...this was all to compensate for such a difficult life. Without this help, I wouldn't be as successful as I already am, I know my morals, my beliefs, and my boundaries...but when push comes to shove, those boundaries can fall when parents cross their's. Try to be understanding and don't cause your kid to hate you over something that stands for peace and love. Thanks, happy toking :)


Concerned 5 years ago

Hashbash shame on you . You are the problem.... People like you should be in jail God has given you children and that's your way of saying thanks shame on you ....


jim 5 years ago

thanks - this was a great beginner's guide :)


joe 4 years ago

beware of apples with holes in them


420alldaynNight 4 years ago

you adults think you know so much. but this is different times from when u were kids u guys no nothing


Anon 4 years ago

All of you conservative parents need to shut the fuck up and count your blessings that they aren't doing meth or coke. If you find weed in your son or daughters room casually sit down with them and tell them to not let drugs get in the way of family/school/friends and if it does THEN you can punish them. And if you still believe what the media tells you and you don't do any research then shaame on you for being a fucking bigot


Dank 4 years ago

honestly this doesn't begin to describe everything about weed and how its used. come on people its just pot its not addictive, you can't od on it and it makes you happier. what's so wrong about that? don't legalize decriminalize!


tyler 4 years ago

Alright... Please if you read this page thinking you now know this OS,bad for your children. You are correct buy wrong.

Wrong because the studies shown on this page are out of date and have been proven different. Smoking any mind altering substance is bad for any teenager because they're going through puberty.. when there don't with puberty, tada risks disappear, literally..

The studies and truth have been hidden from you by mis informinh you by pages like this. if you want the truth, buy or watch this documentrys on netflix instant or dvd. It's called "the union, the business behind getting high". Please, be educated before you talk to your children.

If you have any questions feel free to contact me at

Soratimon@gmail.com

Thanks


Worried Mom 4 years ago

Some of the entries are very informative and I'm glad I found this site before I talked with my son about smoking pot, thank you to the kids for being honest. BUT, I am very worried about what he is smoking may be laced with, Coke, embalming fluid, PCP! Smoking this stuff IS NOT OK.


Whiteguy 4 years ago

Lol I just eat the shit. You stay high longer, and there is no evidence left behind.


weed is fun in moderation 4 years ago

lol weeds not a big deal... if u find weed in ur kids room hit that shit cuz they wont have the balls to confront u about it


weed is bad 4 years ago

if u smoke weed u get aids


every day smoker 4 years ago

Weed isn't even that bad, it helps you relax and feel good. I don't smoke weed to get high, I smoke weed to be well and feel well....when I'm all stressed out after a long day even one little ass hit makes all your worries go away and you feel at peace once again so I say........high life or no life...and if you find your kinds weed don't confrount them just smoke that shit and then ull know why they smoke it


budmaster 420 4 years ago

Remember to always stay green....


amber 4 years ago

dude!!!! this is the dumbest stuff i have ever heard if they smoke they will eat alot and have blood shot eyes unless they are smart and use eye drops. i would rather they make weed legal than alcohol.....my friend died cuz he was drunk on vodka and decided he could drive. never hear people dying off weed js....


amber 4 years ago

dude!!!! this is the dumbest stuff i have ever heard if they smoke they will eat a lot and have blood shot eyes unless they are smart and use eye drops. i would rather they make weed legal than alcohol.....my friend died cuz he was drunk on vodka and decided he could drive. never hear people dying off weed js....


ismoke420 4 years ago

weeds a plant it grows in the ground, if god didn't like it, it wouldn't be found. so twist up your doobies and pack your bowls,party hard and rock n roll, stoners live and stoners die fuck the world lets get high...-anonymous. if everyone would just smoke a blunt the world would be a better place.


Raven 4 years ago

Im 17, I smoke weed everyday. My grades are bad and i want to drop out of school. I used to get into physical fights and suspended from school as well as skip. I lost a huge part of my education, and i cant go back. I first smoked weed when i was 9, almost 10, and if i hadn't started so soon my education would he fine. I think weed is unavoidable, my whole family smokes weed and as well as most of the peolple i meet. I cant stand the descrimination, its much less than alcohal, for teens don't die or crash because they smoked some weed. It may interfere with education, but we have bigger things to worry about.


Raven 4 years ago

Id also like to say that going through your kids' room, digging out the things u don't approve of and keeping them from who they socialize with might just go the wrong direction. Having been smoking weed throughout my whole teenage, i know how most react. They will only become more dishonest toward you. They will do what they can to continue smoking, lie to ur face and look you dead in the eyes. They will learn to sneak around, even if they have to toke alone. I see this ruin a good relationship between parent and child, for your teen needs a good relationship with u. A teens life can be hurtful and confusing, and not to talk openly with u can hurt them.


King joker 4 years ago

Hellyeah!!!!!!!!


Lollollollol 4 years ago

HOW IS THIS FOR PARENTS????


chronicshit 4 years ago

I like this blog i almost got high looking at the weed but it didn't happen though damn... anyway i have only been caught once when i was 14 and im 17 now i always keep my shit on the down low because i didn't know who to trust because lets be honest who can you trust certainly not parents well except for my mom she cool as hell. i have been smoking chronic since i was 8 yrs of age and i never had any problem in school besides History but im not good with names. the only reason i smoke weed now though is that i had 2 surguries on my stomach doctors can't figure it out but im always still in pain, so when i smoke a joint or a bowl i can go the whole day with out pain.


AME 4 years ago

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Ben 23yo 4 years ago

marijauna isn't necessarily a bad thing, i would be more worried about your childs motivation, grades, health etc.

You missed eye drops in the paraphenalia also chewing gum/pacifiers, round grinders, blackened butter knives.

If your child has these they are probably heavily involved, and in control


green420 4 years ago

There are some good tips from smokers here. Some say it doesn't affect you? Look at your spelling. Please retread before you post.

Parents, as has been said, anger, searches and such don't do any good in the long run. It only serves to separate your child from you. Talking to your child calmly and rationally is the better option. You MUST have an open mind and NOT push your views. Most importantly, LISTEN. Asking your child why they smoke pot, is a good start but don't think what they say is the complete truth. Be interested in what they say whether you believe them or not. Teens are very leery of their parents if they've heard you, at anytime, say anything negative about drugs....no matter what you've said.

Remember, if you drink alcohol, no matter in what quantity, your child with think you a hypocrite for telling them to not smoke pot. Smoking casually at parties and such, I think is fine. If it affects your child's life then it's not good, just as a person who becomes an alcoholic.

I use to smoke everyday. I found it started to affect my life. I lost a job because of it, I became lazy, spacey, a couch potato. I had no desire to do anything. So I quit. Hard? A bit. Like any habit to stop. I have different friends now and a different life. Sure, I smoke occasionally...very occasionally, like once or twice a year when one of my friends has it. I don't buy it. I don't drink much either.

The questions that comes to my mind for parents is this: Why do you think pot is worse than drinking? Drinking makes you feel good (high) in moderation. Pot, the same. Would you be fine with smoking pot if it were legal, regulated and an age limit on it like alcohol?


POTisHOT 4 years ago

Everybody that is on this site talking about "marijauna addiction", you ae idiots.

There is no such thing studies show its not addictive. Proven


Hash smoker 4 years ago

I smoke hash every once in a while, and you don't seem to know a lot about it not even the proper way to smoke it pffft


DoN K!LLuminAti 4 years ago

BLAZE IT ALL DAY EVERY DAY!


4 years ago

who is going to leave a bong or pipe out? okay lets get real most people arnt going to be even able to afford that as a teenager .Here's how its starts you see that sockets are missing out of the garage. then you notice that there's apples /fruits with little holes in them or water bottles with melted holes in them in the trash or room.Most stoners are worried about getting caught so they clean up the mess and dump in trash .i'm going be honest i smoke and it does not mess up my life i'm not saying it wont mess anyone else s up because anything can. so please if your against at lease don't say it will ruin your life no one will believe you then. don't drug test your kids it makes them get into harder drugs since they cant smoke weed because it shows up too long. Just talk to them about it and ask them why they are doing it instead of yelling at them and telling them its bad for them and is going to hurt them. Plus they can always find ways around a drug test those things are pointless . also don't try to cut them off from it by taking away their money it will just make them find ways to make money. My parents try to do that with me and i still find ways to make money .


jacob 3 years ago

dude, you shouldn't care if your teenager smokes, as long as hes not skipping classes and getting terrible grades, i mean think about it when we were teenagers back in the day we smoked weed too, it has the POTENTIAL to be used in the wrong way, just like alcohol or tobacco, teach them about using it RESPONSIBLY if they do choose to smoke, and i am NOT condoning drug use


Dylan Rulez 3 years ago

i pull mad gravz im talkin millionz you just kant stop this train!


Futamarka 3 years ago

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Drailiagowl 3 years ago

My partner and i helpful to receive high on living yet recently We have built up some sort of weight.


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Thomas 3 years ago

A lot of you teenagers have your head up your ass. Most of you can't write or spell properly. hmm I wonder why that can be. Now listen. Your research on the safety of smoking pot has been very selective it seems. So have any of you have smoked continuously for a long period of time and then stopped. A lot of people that do this wonder why they have insomnia or can't fall asleep. Side affect.As for the smoking doesn't affect driving the way alcohol does? What have you been reading and how ligitimate is it? reaction time is slowed down. We can't have this while driving plain and simple. As for my paprents like to have a glass of wine or two when thye get home from work. For normal parents they earned it. School is finished, the pay cheque is being brought home and the bills are being paid. The home chores are done, in a ntshell the priorities are taken care of for running a household. You teenagers (and I have three) need to understand you need your full attention to do well in school. Pot makes you lazy - this in most cases is a fact. One of you had stated that above. Prioroties get lost when you feel lazy. The end result is you only get out what you put in and if that is not enough who is to blame. Not the parents that is for certain. Stress? What stress can you possibly have at this point in your life? School work? Waiti until college or university if you think it is hard now. Wait until you are in the working world and you have to be accountable day in and day out and mange a family at the same time. Then you can say you have a little stress. Stay focused, get a good job, balance your priorities. I know you hate hearing this but your parents are just trying to keep you on the path to being the best you can be. Getting a glow on and getting lazy will not get you to where you need to be. Earn it and when you own your own home and run your household then you can call the shots.


Eddie 3 years ago

Cigarets and alcohol are the most dangerous drug and yet some parents would rather have their son drink alcohol than to smoke weed. Nice parenting dumb ass. its just so sad and pathetic.


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Ohlem 2 years ago from Fairbanks, AK

X user... Not so bad... In my opinion weed should be as legal as cigs but then cigs are worse than marijuana. Tobaco should be illegal and weed should be legal. I'm gonna make some drug edu hubs shortly...


EnlightenmentValues 2 years ago

I am 16, and I must confess that I have smoked marijuana on a multitude of occasions. The frequency of my use has waned, and as of this very moment I haven't smoked it for a year at minimum. Although I myself do not prefer the effects, I do not condone dictating what others do. If I were to find my teenager smoking marijuana, I do not believe that I'd cause a conniption or anything heinous like that. My only concern would likely be who the dealer is, and what their methods of obtaining it are. Aside from those cited reasons, I wouldn't be frantic in the slightest form. Also, I do recognize (and I think that everyone should) that altered states of consciousness (such as those reached while under the influence of marijuana) can be valuable to the growth of our thought processes as adults. It is my belief that acquiring an altered perspective on what ever issue thrown in your direction is the epitome of a wise decision. Whatever you do, do not over-punish.

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