Drug Paraphernalia Pictures

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Syringe

Syringes are used for injectable drugs.
Syringes are used for injectable drugs. US Drug Enforcement Agency

Drug Paraphernalia Photo Gallery

Would you know drug paraphernalia if you saw it? This is a collection of photos of drug paraphernalia. Drug paraphernalia is any object that is designed to use, make, or conceal illegal drugs.

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Bongs and Water Pipes

This is a selection of bongs and water pipes 'for tobacco use only' for sale in Manhattan.
This is a selection of bongs and water pipes 'for tobacco use only' for sale in Manhattan. David Shankbone
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PCP Foil Wrappers

These are foil wrappers that were used to hold PCP.
These are foil wrappers that were used to hold PCP. US Drug Enforcement Agency
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Bong

A bong or water pipe is a device that is used for smoking tobacco, cannabis, or other substances.
A bong or water pipe is a device that is used for smoking tobacco, cannabis, or other substances. To use a bong, the base of the pipe is filled with water while the bowl is packed with the material to be smoked. US Drug Enforcement Agency
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Meth Pipe

This is an example of a meth pipe.
This is an example of a meth pipe. US Drug Enforcement Agency
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Marijuana Indoor Setup

Marijuana may be grown indoors using a hydroponic setup and fluorescent lighting.
Marijuana may be grown indoors using hydroponic equipment and fluorescent lighting. US Drug Enforcement Agency
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Marijuana Plants

This is a photo of marijuana being grown indoors under fluorescent lights.
This is a photo of marijuana being grown indoors under fluorescent lights. US Drug Enforcement Agency
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Roach Clip

A hemostat is a tool which resembles a pair of needle nose pliers with a locking clamp.
A hemostat is a tool which resembles a pair of needle nose pliers with a locking clamp. Though designed for medicine, it is commonly used as a roach clip. Splarka, Wikipedia Commons

A roach clip is a holder designed to prevent the last bit of a cigarette or joint (termed a 'roach') from burning a smoker's hands or lips. A roach clip also makes it easier for smokers to pass around a roach. Examples of items used as roach clips include hemostats, alligator clips, clothespins, split match heads, paperclips, and tweezers.

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Analytical Balance

This type of analytical balance is called a Mettler balance.
This type of analytical balance is called a Mettler balance. This is a digital balance used for measuring mass with 0.1 mg precision. US DEA

Balances or scales are useful in the drug trade. Analytical balances are particularly desirable because they can be used to measure very small masses.

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Bong Picture

Here's an example of a bong or water pipe.
Here's an example of a bong or water pipe. US DEA
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Vials

Glass vials are also known as phials. These glass vials have rubber stoppers and metal caps.
Glass vials are also known as phials. These glass vials have rubber stoppers and metal caps. Wikipedia Commons

Vials are used for managing chemical samples and for many other purposes, including packaging drugs.

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Erlenmeyer Flask

An Erlenmeyer flask is a type of laboratory flask with a conical base and cylindrical neck.
An Erlenmeyer flask is a type of laboratory flask with a conical base and cylindrical neck. The flask is named after its inventor, German chemist Emil Erlenmeyer, who made the first Erlenmeyer flask in 1861. Nuno Nogueira

Although a staple of legitimate laboratory work, Erlenmeyer flasks can be used to make illegal drugs. Some places require permits in order to purchase Erlenmeyer flasks and similar glassware.

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Florence Flask

A Florence flask or boiling flask can withstand temperature changes.
A Florence flask or boiling flask is a round-bottom borosilicate glass container with thick walls, capable of withstanding temperature changes. Nick Koudis/Getty Images

A Florence flask is another type of chemistry glassware that is useful in the illegal drug trade. Some places regulate purchasing and possession of this piece of glassware.

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