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    (Original post by Planar)
    Cannabis should be legal. So should most other drugs, and the remaining ones should at least be decriminalised. (Just to make clear that some on the right-wing support drug reform as well, Drunk Punx)

    On a lighter note(black humour I should say): the most practical way to kill someone with cannabis is to crush them. Or perhaps stuff their throat so full of it that they suffocate.
    Dude, I'm all for cannabis legalisation. If alcohol and tobacco are both legal, both which are more harmful, more addictive, and you suffer more of a withdrawal from, why isn't cannabis? It boggles the mind.
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    Why ban it? Does anyone really care if a bunch of gay art / medicine / dentistry students drop down dead from smoking it, anyway? If not, it's hardly a concern. The sort of people who smoke it are pricks. They're the sort of people whose parents buy them a house while they're at uni, for them and their friends to smoke shisha in, because "it makes good financial sense rah rah". They might also say thinks like "work hard play hard" in relation to their weekend shisha and budweiser parties "after a long week of study", and they probably discuss their (shockingly poor grasp of) politics whilst smoking it, because, y'know, they're STUDENTS now. Intellectuals, and stuff. Then they all drink "jagerbombs", and head on out for a round of "pub golf".

    Gah. Screw banning it. Let's lace it all with arsenic.
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    (Original post by Blackberry rocks)
    I dont speak well arabic but doesnt Iqbal mean Allow? :P

    People smoke every day and everywhere, while Shisha is usually takin once a week.
    So compare a 7 cigarretes per day x 7 days = 49 dosis VS 1 shisha sesion


    And btw, people when they smoke shisha they dont keep on smoking it on and on and on.
    They smoke, speak, drink, laugh, smoke again, ... And it depends on the shisha. If the Shisha is dirty then it's more harmful. It should be cleaned and while smoking when it gets strong that means that there's smoke sticked in and it should be cleaned as well.
    Iqbal means fortunate actually, but smoking is what i would say is haram.
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    (Original post by samir12)
    Agreed, banning shisha is not guranteed to make things better.
    True, maybe Arabs should stop with tradition and culture.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    It certainly should not be banned, the majority of people do it in a group and it is both relaxing and sociable. Defenitely not as bad as alcohol or chain smoking.

    Tobbaco
    Sheesha tobacco contains no tar and few added chemicals (cigarettes contain cyanide), you can also get tobacco made from sugar cane which will give no bad health effects.

    Coal
    You can get 'coals' made from coconut which do the same job.

    In summary, get on the internet and buy the specialised coals and tobacco and there will be nothing bad about it at all.

    FYI - Mint and Cherry together!!!

    I have to say that sheesha cafes are goldmines. In Leeds they charge £8 per shisha plus a drink and about 1000% profit per customer.
    It may contain no tar, however trhough checimal processes it produces tar plus look up the negative effects online and you'll see how bad it actually is

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8214097.stm

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12898079
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    nah it shoudn't be banned it's the only thing that muslim asians do for fun, well it's still bad but it's better than other stuff they could do and if it was banned they'd probs start doing drugs or going to pubs and clubs etc..
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    I really don't understand the hype surrounding it. :sleep:
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    It may contain no tar, however trhough checimal processes it produces tar plus look up the negative effects online and you'll see how bad it actually is

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8214097.stm

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12898079
    What chemical process is this? I have never read anything that suggests this.

    I have actually read up on the matter before (i have smoked sheesha since April 05). While i accept that the normal tobacco plus coal does give as negative effect as cigarettes, i have seen estimates as low as 20 cigarettes. Most people only smoke sheesha once or twice a week as well which negates this affect compared to an average smoker and they also share it, further negating the effects.

    Can you say that the sugar cane and coconut alternative would be bad for you?
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    What chemical process is this? I have never read anything that suggests this.

    I have actually read up on the matter before (i have smoked sheesha since April 05). While i accept that the normal tobacco plus coal does give as negative effect as cigarettes, i have seen estimates as low as 20 cigarettes. Most people only smoke sheesha once or twice a week as well which negates this affect compared to an average smoker and they also share it, further negating the effects.

    Can you say that the sugar cane and coconut alternative would be bad for you?
    not too sure
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    At the end of the day, if people want to smoke shisha, that's their decision/business so allow them come on

    it's just like this whole cigarette bulls**t that people keep going on about - KMT bringing in plain coloured packets for cigarette and selling them under the counter to deter people, COME THE F**K ON that's just gonna make people wanna smoke even more

    PEOPLE NEED TO JAM. SERIOUSLY.

    Everything can kill you ffs.
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    why should it be banned for?:confused:
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Personally from what i have understood is that when having shisha in the longterm its going to kill you far quicker then normal cigarretes.
    Plus apart from the different flavour of taste you get, its really not worth it.
    But then again i've never tried it and i'm glad

    I know you're a Muslim and you people love to ban things and force your beliefs on others but you really need to mind your own business.

    I will drink what I want, eat want I want, smoke what I want, read what I want, draw what I want.
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    (Original post by Tuger)
    I know you're a Muslim and you people love to ban things and force your beliefs on others but you really need to mind your own business.

    I will drink what I want, eat want I want, smoke what I want, read what I want, draw what I want.
    Firstly, shut up you brainwashed idiot, secondly the shisha was actually invented by muslims. And i dont see where i am 'forcing' my beliefs, i'm just stating how shisha is bad for the population and will cause nnegative externalities (thats economics if you dont understand).

    Go smoke what you want and do whatever, go ahead and kill yourself.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    Firstly, shut up you brainwashed idiot
    How am I 'brainwashed'? Tell me, what did I say for you to come to that conclusion?

    secondly the shisha was actually invented by muslims.
    So?

    And i dont see where i am 'forcing' my beliefs
    You're asking whether it should be banned, are you not? And, I assume you think it should be banned, no? In which case you are forcing your beliefs on others.
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    (Original post by Tuger)
    How am I 'brainwashed'? Tell me, what did I say for you to come to that conclusion?



    So?



    You're asking whether it should be banned, are you not? And, I assume you think it should be banned, no? In which case you are forcing your beliefs on others.
    Because you automatically attack my statement without even considering my viewpoint like everyone else.
    I think it should be banned, but obviously thats not upto me, it would better and i cant exactly force my beliefs on others, i'm just tryin to persuade other.s
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    I think it should be banned
    So you do want to force your views on other people. Point proven.
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    People don't use it every day like smokers smoke every day. Its just a fun thing for special occasions.
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    (Original post by Tuger)
    So you do want to force your views on other people. Point proven.
    'think' thats what i said, i havent forced anyone, people have come on my thread and as shown in the thread a load of people have said no, So shut up and be quiet
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    (Original post by Cheesecakefactory)
    People don't use it every day like smokers smoke every day. Its just a fun thing for special occasions.
    Some people have there own one at home and smoke it on the regular basis especially arabs.
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    (Original post by Iqbal007)
    i havent forced anyone
    You want to force people.

    If you could ban it you would do it. You will take other people's right to decide whether to take part in an activity because you do not agree with that activity. Ergo, you will be forcing yourself on other people.
 
 
 
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