Jamaican scientist awaiting approval for cannabis-based drug for COVID-19 – St. Lucia News Online

  • Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe is awaiting approval of a patent for a cannabis-based drug that could be a winning remedy for the novel coronavirus, The Gleaner has learnt.
  • A source said that Lowe would have to wait in line for a couple of weeks before knowing if the drug proves useful against COVID-19.
  • The novel coronavirus, also called SARS-CoV-2, has distinguished itself from its family by its contagiousness and death rate.

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