Emergency Motion Filed to Halt New Aspergillus Testing Requirements for Oregon Cannabis

By Erin McEvoy for Cannabis Science and Technology

“In addition to sinus and lung infections, people who have weakened immune systems, including those who have recently undergone surgery, may also be susceptible to chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, which is a progressive and debilitating disease,” wrote ASA in their recent report, ‘Regulating Patient Heath: An Analysis of Disparities in State Cannabis Testing Programs,’ (4). “Cannabis is most often consumed via inhalation and, as such, contaminated products may result in the direct administration of Aspergillus spores into the lungs.”

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