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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is it true that there is a fungus that can grow in marijuana that has caused someone to have part of their lung removed?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes : Aspergillosis (as well as many other fungi and microorganisms) can occur in marijuana and tobacco leaves (particularly moldy ones). If the host has a compromised immune system, then invasive pulmonary disease with this fungus (or others) is possible. See <http://www.Hempfood.Com/iha/iha01205.Html>.

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Last updated Nov 14, 2012

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