Cannabis sold by street vendors in Spain has been found to be polluted with stools by scientists.
The study was conducted by scientists from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, including the pharmacist José Manuel Perren, will be published in the journal Forensic Science International in May.
Pérez garnered 90 samples from street vendors, according to the BBC, because he is curious about whether the drugs are safe to use. In these samples, he found traces of E. coli and Aspergillus fungi. He also found fecal matter.
He found that 88.3% of the samples were unsafe for consumption. Pérez bought packed in two types of containers ̵
Perez and his colleagues found that 93% of the "acorn" samples and 29.4% of the "stick" samples were infected with high levels of E. coli. They also found that 10% of the samples had Aspergillus fungi.
The "acorn" type has also received the most pollutants and even smelled of fecal matter.
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He explained to El País that extra pollutants and smell are the result of drug smuggling in Spain where cannabis is illegal , Perez said merchants in Morocco envelop small amounts of the drug in plastic "acorns" and swallow them together with something that neutralizes their stomach acids. "When they reach Spain, they take the laxative and throw away whiteness," he said. "And then they are put on sale." As they have discovered so many pollutants, Perez and his co-authors argue that their research proves that the sale of cannabis is bad enough to be a "public health problem." 19659005] "There are no filters on the joints," Perez told El Pais. "You do not just breathe smoke, but also particles."