Topical cannabinoids in dermatology

Cutis. 2017 Jul;100(1):50-52.


Topical cannabinoids are increasingly utilized by dermatology patients for a range of disorders; however, the acceptance of these over-the-counter products has far outpaced scientific investigation into their safety and efficacy. Here, we review the studies of topical cannabinoids in skin conditions and assess their current place in dermatology practice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Cutaneous
  • Cannabinoids / administration & dosage*
  • Dermatology
  • Humans
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'*
  • Skin Diseases / drug therapy*


  • Cannabinoids