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Why “Smoking” Alcohol Can Kill You

The newest trend in drinking — “smoking” alcohol — is worrying public health officials. Smoking liquor makes the alcohol go straight to the lungs and brain, making it easier to overdose than traditional drinking, writes USA Today. Not to mention, this way of drinking is more dangerous given that one’s lungs are not meant to inhale liquor. 

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