Dangerous 'smoking alcohol' viral trend threatens teens

Dangerous 'smoking alcohol' viral trend threatens teens

Dangerous 'smoking alcohol' viral trend threatens teens

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Teens have discovered a new way to consume alcohol that has doctors concerned. They're smoking it instead of drinking it.

"Smoking alcohol" gives an instant high, and some think it's a way to get buzzed without the calories. But doctors say it's incredibly dangerous and can be extremely addictive.

NBC's Jeff Rossen reports on the dangers of smoking alcohol.

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Some youths who are old enough to legally drink think if they smoke alcohol they can't be arrested. But law enforcement says that's not true. It's illegal for people under 21 to consume alcohol, regardless of whether they drink or smoke it.
 

 

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