Dangerous Viral Trend Threatens Teens – ‘Smoking Alcohol’ [VIDEO]
It's the dangerous new way teens are getting drunk and it's going viral.It's called 'smoking alcohol'. You don't drink the booze, you inhale it. Sounds bizarre, but those vapors give you an instant high. Here's the problem: Doctors say it's incredibly dangerous and can be extremely addictive. Pure alcohol shooting into your brain. Doctors are issuing an urgent warning: Don't try this at home.
Chances are your teenager has seen it on YouTube, where hits are exploding into the millions: vaporizing alcohol. It looks like a game, but doctors say it can be deadly. Another myth out there is that smoking alcohol isn't illegal, because you're not drinking. Not true.
This is so new that there are no hard numbers yet on how many kids have ended up in the hospital from smoking alcohol. But doctors say it may be hard to tell when someone is sick from regular drinking or this: They test your blood and it shows you have alcohol poisoning, but doesn't say whether you drank it or smoked it.