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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 a Master's 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

Medical Cannabis Improves Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Finds

Medical cannabis treatment can have a significant positive effect on patients’ health-related quality of life, suggests an observational study from researchers at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.


The New Cannabis? Scientists Find Cannabinoids in South African “Woolly Umbrella” Plant

The compounds were previously thought to be exclusive to the cannabis plant.


Medical Cannabis Can Treat Cancer Pain, Study Finds

In the observational study, the researchers found that patients’ ratings of average pain severity, worst pain severity, and pain interference all fell after starting medical cannabis treatment.


Why European Doctors Need a Cannabinoid Handbook: A Q&A With Dr. Viola Brugnatelli

The soon-to-be-published Principles of Clinical Cannabinology handbook aims to support doctors by bringing essential information on cannabis science, European regulations, and available medical products together.


CBD-Epilepsy Medications Come With Drowsiness Risk, Researchers Warn

Based on these findings, the researchers say that additional research into CBD-related adverse events is still needed.


CBD Treats Cannabis Dependence By Stabilizing Endocannabinoids, Study Suggests

Cannabis use disorder (CUD) is growing in prevalence. But unlike other substance use issues, there are currently no approved pharmacotherapies to assist people struggling with cannabis dependence.


The Process of Cannabis Purification

Sabrina Didado, founder and owner of Cosmic Harvest Hemp, outlined the current solutions being used for cannabis oil purification at the industrial scale.


Cannabinoids Give Worms the Munchies Too, Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Oregon’s Institute of Neuroscience have found that humans aren’t the only animals to have a changed appetite following cannabis exposure.


The Role of Independent Regulatory Cannabis Labs

Beyond internal method validation, how can commercial labs be sure that their routine analysis methods are up to scratch? This is where independent regulatory labs come in.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - April 2023

The free monthly resource that keeps you informed about the world of cannabis extraction, testing, and science.