A partially smoked marijuana cigarette
A marijuana cigarette shared among smokers (1960s+ Narcotics)

Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6 Various
An American Four-In-Hand in Britain Andrew Carnegie
The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett


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