Scientists at Temple University in Philadelphia have discovered that novel CBD analog KLS-13019 may work better than CBD in reducing pain in animals and potentially help reduce opioid-seeking behaviour.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the Katz School of Medicine and senior investigator on the new study Sara Jane Ward said: “In a mouse model of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), we’ve been able to show for the first time that KLS-13019 works as well as, if not better than, CBD in preventing the development of neuropathy and reversing pain sensitivity after pain has been established.”

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