Welcome to Magazine - spring is in the air -and we'll soon be baring a lot more skin . An increasing number of young people are not willing to settle for the latest trends in wear and make up. They decorate their own bodies with tattoos, piercing, scarification and even branding. If you are considering this - read on and find out what you'd be getting into - and what's available in Prague this spring.
But before that - let's look at a fad that you could pay a high price for...
Tea rooms have become increasingly popular with Czech teenagers. Enter one, at any time of day, and you'll find an oasis of esoteric music, soft voices arguing about the meaning of life and strong brews of green and black teas that would keep most of us awake for three days in a row. The air is sweet with the smell of smoke from hand rolled joints -some of them spiced by forbidden marihuana leaves - others made from packaged tobacco. Rolling their own cigarettes is the very latest fad among Czech teenagers. But it's a fashion that's more dangerous than most, according to doctor Eva Kralikova.
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