By On July 31st, 2006

“Bagging” Mothballs

Young people have been abusing common, everyday substances to get high as far as anyone can remember. In the past, doctors have treated teens and young adults for huffing gasoline, sniffing glue, and even drinking mouthwash. Now, researchers have identified a new practice; inhaling the vapors from and, sometimes, chewing mothballs. Yes, mothballs.

CNN reports that this discovery comes at a time when abuse of household substances and prescription drugs is on the rise with young people, while abuse of illegal substances (i.e. marijauna, cocaine, etc.) is on the decline.

Click here to read the full report, courtesy of CNN.com

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