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Day: March 14, 2023

Cannabinoids for inflammatory skin diseases

Topical creams and lotions containing cannabinoids work because cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2 are abundantly expressed in skin cells. When applied directly to the skin cannabinoids can bind with these receptors and thus reduce local inflammation and pain. Topicals are popular in the wellness community because they are non-intoxicating. This makes it a low-risk entry point for elderly, wary, or cannabis-naive individuals. For…

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