SAFETY- ADULTERANTS/ CONTAMINANTS

 

Examination of fungal growth and aflatoxin production on marihuana.                    (abst – 1977)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/414138

 

Paraquat goes to pot.                  (full – 1978)       http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/74/4/358.long

 

Paraquat and marihuana. Assessing the hazard.                   (link to PDF – 1978)

http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/74/4/357.long

 

An effect of paraquat on the lungs of rabbits. Its implications in smoking contaminated marihuana.          (abst – 1978)                             http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/699654

 

Detection and analysis of paraquat in confiscated marijuana samples.                   (abst – 1978)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/258606

 

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis associated with smoking moldy marihuana. (full – 1978)                                          http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/73/6/871.long

 

Paraquat and marijuana: epidemiologic risk assessment.                     (full -1983)

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1650884&tool=pmcentrez

 

Marijuana smoking and fungal sensitization.                    (abst – 1983)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6833678

 

Fatal aspergillosis associated with smoking contaminated marijuana, in a marrow transplant recipient.     (full – 1988)                                          http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/94/2/432.long

 

Microbiological contaminants of marijuana                      (full – 1994)

http://www.hempfood.com/IHA/iha01205.html

 

Successfully treated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis associated with smoking marijuana in a renal transplant recipient.                                                     (abst – 1996)      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8685958

 

Dust in the wind: the growing use of embalming fluid among youth in Hartford, CT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(abst – 2005)                    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16040367

 

When the drug of choice is a drug of confusion: embalming fluid use in inner city Hartford, CT.  (abst – 2005)                                    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16275635

 

Beliefs and social norms about cigarettes or marijuana sticks laced with embalming fluid and phencyclidine (PCP): why youth use “fry”.                                                          (abst – 2005)  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15830737

 

An evaluation of the quality of medicinal grade cannabis in the Netherlands (full – 2006)  http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/journal/en_2006_01_1.pdf

 

CONTAMINATION OF HERBAL OR ‘SKUNK-TYPE’ CANNABIS WITH GLASS

BEADS              (full – 2007)       http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/hss_md_3-2007.pdf

 

Adulteration of cannabis with tobacco, calamus, and other cholinergic compounds (full – 2008)   http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/journal/en_2008_04_2.pdf

 

Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Associated With Marijuana Use in a Man With Colorectal Cancer        (full – 2008)  http://jco.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/full/26/13/2214?maxtoshow=&hits=80&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext

=cannabis&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=3520&resourcetype=HWCIT

 

Lead poisoning due to adulterated marijuana in Leipzig.               (full – 2008)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2696942/?tool=pmcentrez

 

The use of fry (embalming fluid and PCP-laced cigarettes or marijuana sticks) among crack cocaine smokers                                                     (abst – 2008)

 

 

 

 

Ammonia release from heated ‘street’ cannabis leaf and its potential toxic effects on cannabis users.        (abst – 2008)  http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm/record/18705690/abstract/Ammonia_release_from_       heated

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Neuropsychological effects of formaldehyde use.               (abst – 2008)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18720671

 

Cannabis potency and contamination: a review of the literature.                (abst – 2008)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18494838

 

Smoke Pot, Get Lead Poisoning? (Germany/Europe)                  (news – 2008)

http://www.webmd.com/news/20080409/smoke-pot-get-lead-poisoning

 

Latest cannabis contamination – homosildenafil and thiohomosildenafil (AKA Viagra) (news – 2008)                                     http://ukcia.org/wordpress/?p=39

 

Respiratory consequences of inhalation of adulterated cannabis               (abst – 2009)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19543175

 

CUT, A Guide to the Adulterants, Bulking agents and other Contaminants found in illicit drugs  (full – 2010)                           http://www.cph.org.uk/showPublication.aspx?pubid=632

 

Contamination – Now we have some real evidence.                      (news – 2010)

http://ukcia.org/wordpress/?p=296

 

Medical marijuana tested for toxins and impurities                       (news – 2010)

http://www.wmbfnews.com/Global/story.asp?S=12340335

 

Too many mouldy joints – marijuana and chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.                    (full – 2011)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3103256/?tool=pubmed

 

Fatal alveolar haemorrhage following a “bang” of cannabis                      (abst – 2011)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21943539

 

Talcum induced pneumoconiosis following inhalation of adulterated marijuana, a case report.      (abst – 2012)                              http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22420484

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