Thursday, July 05, 2007

"smoke on the in the sky.."

Yes.......I grew up high, early in my life, with that song by Deep Purple, but did you know the meaning of the lyrics related to the act of taking marijuana ?
Today we here in Malaysia have legalised the mode and equipment needed to actually partake, minus the ganja or marijuana or MJ or grass or weed or whateveeer it is known, in street-lingo today, or otherwise fashionably known as shisha or hookah. Of course sisha is smoked with fruit-flavoured tobacco in expensive restuarants all over the city of Kuala Lumpur, and fast catching-up in other cities too. So it is okay to ape the Middle-Easterners and "trying hard" to look rich and important like an 'oil-field owning' sheik or a wealthy camel trader !
And our good Health Minister suddenly realises smoking this sisha can cause cancer, (read here ) leading to death ! sheeeeesh ! Why?....didn't the good doctor know smoking anything or inhaling anything alien is hazardous or detrimental to one's health ? For 'smoke-sake', hookah or sisha has been around for so long here in the big city and only now Datuk Seri Dr. Chua Soi Lek is aware of its dangers ?
And all these many shisha or hookah joints are legitimate businesses, blessed and approved by the City Council's licensing you go....can't touch them !
Trust me, if only that flavoured tobacco can be subsituted with the illegal stuff, in a dimly lit room filled with aromatic incense burning, soft music from Bidoo Orchestra and plenty of food on the table.........fuuuyoh !......boom-shanker !!!
* I'm the beat of Deep Purple in my head......hmmmm...sigh !

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