Often a few people who regularly consume drugs may go to the extent of doing whatever it takes to experience more effect of the drug. Smoking any drug in a certain unconventional way can be quite risky.
Using aluminum foil pipe for abusing drugs is not very unusual. Although, a few drugs can be smoked by using this way. However, in all drug abuse, this practice with foil can have many risks and side effects too.
People were found to be using a few simple things that are found in the house that can also be used for consuming drugs, such as:
- Bottle caps
- Cigarette cellophane
- Copper scrubbers
- Razor blades
- Sandwich baggies
Also, a few other harmless items can also be used for masking or hiding paraphernalia like silk roses, fake or any bottomless soda cans, etc.
The following drugs are generally smoked by using a foil:
- MDMA (ecstasy)
- Opioid painkillers like OxyContin)
- Prescription stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin)
The risks of consuming a drug in this manner are depending on a number of circumstances, including the form of medication being used, the frequency with which it is abused, the length of time it is abused, and any previous health conditions.
Why do people smoke by using tin foil?
Using drugs is usually done with the purpose of getting high, experiencing bliss, and avoiding having to cope with anything that can bring a person down. This might lead to an individual feeling compelled to go to any length to become as high as possible and also very quickly.
Any substance smoked with aluminum or tin foil produces a more instantaneous high. Inhaling the smoke into the lungs allows direct access to your bloodstream. As a result, one can get high quickly.