Jamaican scientists close to creating affordable hepatitis C drug from cannabis

BY VERNON DAVIDSON

Dr. Wayne McLaughlin

 

Research scientists, led by Dr Henry Lowe, say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis (ganja) plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment as nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C.

 

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