Smoking bed bugs to get high? Where will the insanity stop?!

Kids are smoking bed bugs, which sounds absolutely ridiculous.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Apr 11 2014 7:46 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

When I was a kid, I mostly played sport with my friends, and afterwards I would be playing LAN games with them. This was my "high" when I was young - but these days, kids have access to much more - including bed bugs, which they crush up and smoke to get high.

Supposedly, kids are capturing bed bugs, crushing them, and thanks to the make up of the bugs, it creates an intense high when smoked, or injected. Pretty incredible, but I really think kids are going too far these days! What do you think? Would you crush up some bed bugs to smoke to get high? If marijuana is only being legalized in some states in the US, how long will it be for bed bugs to be a legalized high?

So minutes after posting this story, I was Googling around and found a link stating that this is an April Fool's Day hoax... and that the video was actually "created by pranksters, who altered a KNXV-TV video from 2013 about smoking butane-extracted hash oil. The original report had nothing to do with bedbugs, and the pranksters just used and altered the footage to make it look like people are smoking bedbugs". All is right with the world again... for now.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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