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2022: A summary of a survey of cannabinoids for psoriasis
Practices and perspectives on medical cannabis and cannabinoids: A survey of the National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Advisory Board

2017: A review of how psoriasis might help via suppression of angiogenesis and inflammation
Cannabinoids: Possible agents for treatment of psoriasis via suppression of angiogenesis and inflammation

2016: A review covering the various mechanisms of cannabis for psoriasis

Cannabis for Refractory Psoriasis-High Hopes for a Novel Treatment and a Literature Review

Timeline of Research

2023: In a mouse model of psoriasis & skin inflammation, activating the CB1 receptor significantly lessened scratching behavior & skin inflammation
The key role of CB1R in the sensory neurons to regulate psoriasiform skin inflammation and pruritus

2023: Using a cannabis patch for psoriasis symptoms
Efficacy and Safety of Cannabis Transdermal Patch for Alleviating Psoriasis Symptoms: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial (CanPatch)

2022: In mice with psoriasis, enhancing the action of NAAA (an enzyme that breaks down PEA) worsened the disease progress

N-Acylethanolamine acid amidase (NAAA) exacerbates psoriasis inflammation by enhancing dendritic cell (DCs) maturation

2022: In a survey of rheumatoid & psoriatic arthritis patients, medical cannabis gave them significant relief from short & long-term pain as well as reduced stiffness – and for some patients, total pain relief
PARE Patient-Reported Outcome Measures of Pain Alleviation With Cannabinoid Usage in Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis: a Cross-Sectional Study

2021: In skin stem cells from psoriasis patients, the application of CBD restored levels of protective enzymes, lowered inflammation from UVB radiation & protected healthy skin stem cells

Cannabidiol Decreases Metalloproteinase Activity and Normalizes Angiogenesis Factor Expression in UVB-Irradiated Keratinocytes from Psoriatic Patients

2020: In humans with psoriasis, the antioxidant effects of CBD caused less formation of neutrophil extracellular traps (NET)

Cannabidiol Modifies the Formation of NETs in Neutrophils of Psoriatic Patients

2020: In humans with psoriasis, CBD helped treatment with UVB light to work better & causes the psoriatic keratinocytes (skin stem cells) to die while protecting the healthy keratinocytes

Cannabidiol-Mediated Changes to the Phospholipid Profile of UVB-Irradiated Keratinocytes from Psoriatic Patients

2020: In skin stem cells of patients with psoriasis, CBD increased CB1 & CB2 receptor levels - reduced oxidative stress in healthy patients but might increase it in patients with psoriasis

Cannabidiol Effects on Phospholipid Metabolism in Keratinocytes from Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris

2019: In humans with psoriasis & atopic dermatitis, topical CBD improved skin parameters (20 patients in a spontaneous, anecdotal, retrospective study)

A therapeutic effect of cbd-enriched ointment in inflammatory skin diseases and cutaneous scars

2007: On the mechanisms of potential therapeutic value of cannabinoids for psoriasis

Cannabinoids inhibit human keratinocyte proliferation through a non-CB1/CB2 mechanism and have a potential therapeutic value in the treatment of psoriasis

2005: Cannabinoids as a new tool against psoriasis

Cannabinoids, loratadine and allopurinol as novel additions to the antipsoriatic ammunition

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