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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

Hop Latent Viroid is a Major Threat to the Cannabis Industry, Review Claims

The review details the discovery of HLVd in hops and subsequently in the cannabis plant, provides a brief overview of the extent of these infections in the industry, and offers guidance on the prevention and management of infections.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - March 2023

This free monthly resource aims to inform you about the world of cannabis extraction, testing, and science.


Legal Cannabis Played a Role in Worsening Cannabis Use Problems Among Veterans, Study Finds

Medical and recreational cannabis use laws “played a significant”, yet small, role in the spiking rates of cannabis use disorder seen among veterans, a new study has found.


CBD Vaping Worse For Lungs Than Nicotine Vaping, Study Suggests

After exposing rats and plated human cells to cannabis aerosols, the researchers observed more lung damage and toxicity.


Researchers Create New Cannabis Categorization System For Medical Use

Researchers from the University of New Mexico have developed a new system for labeling and indexing cannabis flower, which they say is more useful to consumers than relying on strain names or commercial labels alone.


Most Medical Cannabis Tweets are Pro-Cannabis, Study Finds

Most posts regarding medicinal cannabis from Twitter users in the United States are pro-cannabis in nature, according to a new analysis done by researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia.


CBD May Increase Effects of THC Edibles, Study Finds

Researchers found that individuals given brownies containing high doses of CBD experienced stronger subjective effects than those given brownies made from a THC-dominant strain, despite both edibles containing the same dose of THC.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - February 2023

Download this FREE monthly resource to stay up to date with the latest developments in the cannabis industry.


Recent Advances in Cannabis Emulsion Science

Analytical Cannabis caught up with Harold Han, founder and chief science officer at the Oakland-based infusion technology company Vertosa, to hear the latest developments from the world of cannabis emulsion research.


How the UK’s Association For the Cannabinoid Industry is Proving the Safety of CBD

To learn more about what CBD regulations and the market looks like now in 2023, Analytical Cannabis spoke to Dr. Parveen Bhatarah, the regulatory and compliance associate at the ACI.