Add marijuana to the list of potentially dangerous allergens

TMR-allergens3/12/15–A recent medical study published in the March issue of Annals of Asthma, here Allergy & Immunology says that cannabis is indeed an allergen, and people can have mild to extreme reactions to it, ranging from itchy, watery eyes to deadly anaphylactic shock. The study, conducted by Dr. Thad Ocampo and Dr. Tonya Rans at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, in Texas, concludes that allergies associated with weed are being reported “with increased frequency,” mostly because medical and recreational use are on the rise. Read