Originally Posted by Niko
you can use bbq coals, the poisonous emitions are in the black coating, so ounce its all gone your good. but i wouldnt reccomend it.
No. Very no. Unless it is made for hookah or chemical free natural hardwood it's just a bad idea. I know you said it was not something you would suggest but I just want it to be clear that it is dangerous to smoke with coals designed for BBQ other than pure, natural and clean hardwood charcoal.