Moldy weed has long been one of the worst things that can fall into the laps of unsuspecting recreational users and medical cannabis patients.
The reason why moldy weed is so infamous is because consuming it can be really damaging to one’s health, although this mostly happens when their well-being is already deteriorated.
Several studies confirm the potential of mold to harm people through cannabis consumption, and there are also cases in which medical marijuana patients likely died due to moldy weed.
More than a year ago, scientists from Davis University in California warned of the dangers of mold-infested cannabis, especially when consumed by patients with leukemia, lymphoma, AIDS and other conditions that rely on immunosuppressive therapies.
These findings pushed the same team of researchers to join forces with a cannabis testing firm named Steep Hill to analyze cannabis samples from various dispensaries and producers.
What they found is extremely unsettling and shocking, but also somewhat expected at the same time:
UC Davis and Steep Hill scientists confirmed that there was some form of mold in each and …