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Alexander Beadle

Science Writer


Alexander Beadle has been working as a freelance science writer since 2017 and has covered the cannabis industry for Analytical Cannabis since 2018. He has also written for our sister publication, Technology Networks, and the cannabis industry consultant firm Prohibition Partners, among others. Alexander holds an MChem in materials chemistry from the University of St Andrews, where he won a Chemistry Purdie Scholarship and conducted research into zeolite crystal growth mechanisms and the action of single-molecule transistors.

Latest Content From Alexander Beadle

This New Study Will Test the Effects of CBD and Psilocybin on PTSD and Brain Injuries

The first basic experiments for the combined CBD and psilocybin study are already underway.


Cannabis Sales Soar in Michigan and Colorado

While Colorado may have had the head start, Michigan's recreational cannabis market is still earning record sales.


New Handheld Scanner Can "Distinguish Hemp From Cannabis"

Researchers at Texas A&M University have reportedly developed a “hemp scanner” that could be used by police forces to distinguish between hemp and cannabis, without damaging any of the cargo.


The Review of Canadian Cannabis Health Products Generates Over 1,100 Public Comments

The review, which sought to assess the potential market for cannabis-based health products that wouldn’t require physician oversight, returned strong industry interest from hemp and cannabis producers.


CBG vs CBD: What Are the Differences?

CBG may sound similar to CBD on the surface, but dig a little deeper and key differences can be found.


THC Can Chemically Bond With Vitamin E Acetate in Vape Liquids, Study Finds

The discovery comes at the tail end of the US’s recent vaping crisis, which both THC and VEA were heavily implicated in.


Rot and Recall: What’s Going on in Denver’s Dispensaries?

Denver dispensaries made headlines last year, but not for the best reasons. So what's really going on in Colorado’s cannabis sector?


Advances in Pesticide Residue Analysis

As so little is known about the risks of combusted pesticides, the field of pesticide residue analysis could be vital to cannabis users’ safety.


Teens Who Use Cannabis Concentrates Are More Likely To Keep Using Cannabis, Study Finds

While the total number of high schoolers using cannabis tinctures and isolates was low, these students were nearly six times more likely to continue using the concentrates.


Cannabis May Not Aid Sleep Problems in the Long Run

While the new study saw cannabis promote better sleep in chronic pain patients, the researchers believe frequent use can build up of tolerance to its sleep-promoting effects.