Cannabinoids: Potential Role in Inflammatory and Neoplastic Skin Diseases

Rose Milando; Adam Friedman


Am J Clin Dermatol. 2019;20(2):167-180. 

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We searched PubMed and for relevant articles and data using a variety of search terms related to cannabinoids, including cannabinoid, CBD, THC, cannabis, endocannabinoid, and phytocannabinoid, and search terms related to inflammatory and neoplastic skin conditions, such as skin, dermatology, inflammation, inflammatory, melanoma, and skin cancer and disease-specific search terms. Articles were considered for inclusion based on their relevance, peer-review status, age of material, and study design. This review contains findings from research using a variety of experimental models, including cell lines, animal models, and human clinical trials.