Wednesday, October 17, 2007
PIFF--Super Plant or Narcotic?
As I make my weekly journey up to Washington Heights to visit moms, I was again accosted by the local 'vendors'. Their product of choice? The ever popular PIFF, a seemingly new strain of marijuana that's taken over the hearts, minds, and lungs of our youth.
I admit that I've tried this PIFF, and though stoned out of my brain, I'm not impressed at all(A good Barber is knowledgeable of all things hood). The initial high was intense, yet managable. But then after a few more pulls, I began to get that "somebody's watching me dude!" kind of paranoia. Heart beating too fast, sweating, jumpy as shit-type high. It wore off after a half hour or so, but shit got me to thinking.
Is this PIFF shit just a stronger version of my old green faithful, or are the masses being doped up, for real? I never did hard drugs, never intend to. And that shit felt like hard drugs, b.
The Dominicans have never been known for their plant cultivation abilities, but they sure are known for that white stuff. I ain't trying to knock nobody's hustle, but sell what you say you're selling Papi. Don't tell me the extra crystals is just THC and shit.
Here are some things to look out for to avoid a bad trip:
1.) Stop buying weed outside. Anyone stupid enough to still have their biz in the streets with all these cameras has nothing to lose.
2.) Weed is not physically addictive. If you feel withdrawal symptoms after not burning for a couple, you may need to reexamine what it is you're inhaling. And remember, if you smoke those blunts, tobacco IS addictive.
3.) Beware of specialty names like PIFF, Diesel, GoldenEye. Just a sales pitch to make you think shit is special. Probably has roach spray or worse in it.
4.) Ask the vendor what he's smoking. If he/she's smoking the same shit they sell you, you may be okay. But even that's hard to tell.