More Teens Are Smoking ... Coffee?

It's all fun and games until the vomiting and dizziness kicks in
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2014 5:16 PM CDT
More Teens Are Smoking ... Coffee?

"Barista, would you roll me a robust Columbian blend?" We're not quite there yet, but more teenagers are smoking coffee rather than drinking it and posting videos of the practice online, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Only problem: It seems unsafe, with users reporting hallucinations, vomiting, dizziness, and trouble breathing. One Reddit user who puffed coffee a couple years back called it the "stupid idea of the week," but a middle-aged cafe customer tells KTNV that with the US "about to legalize marijuana ... I think we can live with a few beanheads. No geezer would ever do this, and that's part of the charm of it." (More coffee stories.)

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