[OT] Pray for Andre

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 14:25:42 CDT 2012


On 10/15/2012 08:51 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 10/15/12 12:28 PM, Klaus on-rev wrote:
>
>> Yep, and you may twist and turn it, the other true gateway drug is 
>> TOBACCO!
>> Which doesn't even give you an intoxication***, so tobacco addiction 
>> is in fact a weird waste of money ;-)
>>
>> *** Is this the correct term?
>
> Yes, that term works. Actually nicotine does have a sort of 
> intoxication, there's a buzz, especially if you go without for a few 
> hours. The next cigarette makes you feel a little stoned. If you keep 
> your nicotine level constant then there's no buzz.
>

I smoke a narghile, and only about once every 4 or 5 weeks; the effect 
is just about the same as 3-4 glasses of strong red-wine without the 
headache later on. Medical research has shown that owing to the water 
filtration of the tobacco smoke it has the same negative health effects 
if smoked for 3 hours non-stop as 1 normal cigarette.




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