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UM Partners with Emerald Bioscience to License Cannabis-derived Drugs

A researcher propagates cannabis plants at the UM School of Pharmacy’s Marijuana Project. The university has licensed two new drug candidates that may provide nonaddictive pain management, prevent blindness and alleviate the threat of irreversible vision loss from glaucoma and other eye diseases. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Two drug candidates have potential to improve pain management and prevent ocular diseases