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Dabbing Dance or Dabbing Marijuana, Which is it?

The dabbing dance is commonly shown on the internet, social media, by celebrities, by professional athletes and is about as viral as something can be. Dabbing marijuana is a way to extract a lot of THC and get really high really fast. Is there a connection between the dance Cam Newton likes so much and smoking marijuana?

The craze has spread across the globe over the past year, with celebrities, politicians and even royals doing it in public

DABBING has become a global craze over the past year with celebrities, politicians and even royals performing the dance move in public.

If you’ve never heard of it or simply aren’t quite sure what all the fuss is about, then read on…

The dabbing craze sees people point one arm upwards towards the sky while also bowing their head into their other arm. Yes, that’s it.

The trend is thought to have been initially started in Atlanta by rappers from the group Migos and a few other artists that collaborate on their tracks, including Jose Guapo, Skippa Da Flippa, and PeeWee Longway.

Just like the Nae Nae, artists popularised the dance move by featuring it in their music videos and mixtapes and it was soon picked up by the American football player Cam Newton.

The Carolina Panthers quarterback has now become an ambassador for the dab and helped it become a household trend.

And over the past year dabbing has taken over social media, with almost everyone giving it a go at any occasion, including during one of Hillary Clinton’s speeches in IowaCaucus.

While dabbing may seem like just an innocent dance move, it does actually have a darker meaning behind it.

The expression is also a term for smoking butane hash oil and extracting 90 per cent of the THC (the primary ingredient in marijuana).

Some have said the dance move is supposed to represent sneezing, something that often happens to people when they’ve taken  a lot of cannabis.

Since the dabbing craze begun a lot of celebs, politicians and royals have performed the move in public. Here are some of the latest and greatest…

Chuka Umunna is the latest Labour MP to perform a dab in public (kind of), presumably under pressure from his young audience.

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