It sounds bizarre -- even impossible. But kids grind up pieces of candy -- like "Smarties" -- and they actually inhale the fine candy powder then blow it out like cigarette smoke.OK, wait for it...wait for it...:
"Eventually, as I got better at it, you know, it was just a cool thing to do," Froncek said.
And that's what has parents and drug counselors so concerned. A quick search on YouTube shows dozens of how-to videos created by children of all ages. Some clips even show children snorting the sweet stuff.
"Before I was sent the YouTube videos, I had never heard of smoking and snorting Smarties," drug safety expert Peggy Sapp said.
Sapp was alarmed that kids are mimicking such dangerous and illegal habits, but said kids often do what's "in" to fit in.
Experts also worry that this trend could spark interest in real cigarettes or illegal drugs.Yes! There you have it, folks. Looks like the DEA is going to have its hands full.