Fascinating Smoke Facts
1. Close to 85% of couples that smoke weed together, stay together.
2. Those who smoke Marijuana are less likely to suffer from diseases caused by stress or suffer from obesity.
3. Smokers are far more likely to consider quitting smoking on a Monday than on any other day of the week.
4. In the Himalayas, the smoke from burning millipedes is used to treat haemorrhoids.
5. NASA inventions: memory foam, freeze-dried food, smoke detectors, water filters, joysticks, cordless tools, satellite TV.
6. Cocaine that is smoked gets to the brain in as little as 8 seconds, while cocaine that is snorted will take about 10 minutes.
7. Every cigarette you smoke reduces your expected life span by 11 minutes.
8. Your hair will turn gray faster if you smoke.
9. A study found that those who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes a day have an average IQ of 90.
10. For smokers, the risk of a heart attack is 200% to 400% greater than that of nonsmokers.
11. You would have to smoke 1,500 pounds of weed in 15 minutes to get a lethal dose of marijuana.
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