Bong Water Is a Drug: Court

Minnesota Supreme Court overturns ruling that said drug water was paraphernalia
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2009 2:50 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Minnesota’s Supreme Court has declared bong water an illegal drug. The decision overturns a lower court ruling that held bong water was paraphernalia. The decision means lazy users who leave water in their bongs could be hit with a first-degree drug possession charge—even if they have no other drugs, the AP reports.