Here Are Different Forms Of Smoking And Tobacco Use

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Apart from the common forms of smoking like cigarettes, cigars and pipes, there are some other forms of smoking as well. They are discussed below:

1)Smoking cannabis: Cannabis is a genus of flowering plant that includes one or more species. As a drug, it comes in the form of dried flowers (marijuana) and resin (hashish), commonly.

2) Smoking hashish: Hashish, meaning grass in Arabic, is a psychoactive drug derived from the cannabis plant. It is usually smoked in pipes or sometimes in 'joints' mixed with tobacco. It can also be added to cookies or other food items and ingested. It is used for its relaxing and mind altering effects.

3) Smoking cocaine: Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid. It is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. It stimulates the central nervous system creating a euphoric sense of happiness and energy.
Apart from these different forms of smoking, there are also different forms of tobacco use:
4) Chewing tobacco: Chewing tobacco is a smokeless tobacco product. It is the oldest form of tobacco use which has been in practice since the times when human beings chewed the tobacco leaves.

5) Bidis: Another form of tobacco use is bidis. A bidi is a thin, often flavored Indian cigarette made of tobacco wrapped in a 'temburini' leaf and secured by a colored thread in one end.

6) Dipping tobacco: It is often confused with chewing tobacco when both of them are completely different. It is a form of smokeless tobacco. It is commonly referred to as dip, and the act of using it as dipping.

7) Kretek or clove cigarettes: They are Indonesian cigarettes made with a complex blend of tobacco, cloves and a flavoring 'sauce'.

8) Snuff: Snuff is a generic term for fine-ground smokeless tobacco product. It can be either dipped or sniffed up the nose, not snorted.

9) Snus: Snus is a moist tobacco powder, a kind of snuff. It is consumed in Norway and Sweden. The most usual way to consume it is to keep it beneath the upper lip and keep it there for time being according to one's taste.

These forms have been practiced from centuries. People have been using various forms of smoking depending on their taste and liking.