UWI cannabis research reaping results
Researchers working to identify new genes in ganja

PROFESSOR WAYNE MCLAUGHLIN, co-chairman of The UWI Medicinal Cannabis Research Group and one of the researchers in cannabis at The UWI, Mona, says genetic research into the plant grown in Jamaica has identified a gene that could be useful in the area of plant biotechnology. This research, which could do with a funding boost, is still in the early stages but is already gaining traction in the media in Trinidad. Its potential to breathe new life into the ailing agriculture sector of Jamaica    ... Read more

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