Dr Henry Lowe, the Jamaican scientist identified for his anti-cancer analysis, on Tuesday revealed that he has been granted a brand new patent from the US authorities for a cannabis-derived drug for the therapy of eye illnesses.

The patent — #US10,278,950B2 — states partially that “the invention gives a cannabis-based flavonoid pharmaceutical composition… for the prevention and therapy of sure ocular illnesses and associated problems”.

“This pharmaceutical innovation is thrilling as a result of it is going to be capable of carry reduction to thousands and thousands of individuals all through the world who’re affected by sure eye illnesses. It is going to even have the potential to faucet into the billions of {dollars} spent on the administration of eye illnesses,” a information launch from Lowe’s workplace stated, including that the key eye illnesses referenced within the patent are glaucoma and myopia.

In keeping with the Glaucoma…