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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

Meet the Team Pollinating Female Cannabis Crops With Female Pollen

Analytical Cannabis recently spoke with Ananda’s Head of Plant Science, Dr. Nigel Gale, to learn more about this research and the advantages that a seed-based cultivation strategy could have for cultivators.


No Link Between Legal Cannabis and Psychosis Diagnoses, Study Finds

Legalizing cannabis does not affect psychosis diagnoses or the prescription of antipsychotic medicines, a new study published in JAMA Network Open has found.


Demand for Codeine Plummets Where Cannabis is Legalized, Study Finds

States that legalize recreational cannabis use also see a reduction in demand for prescription codeine, according to a new study.


‘Retipping’ Could Help Cultivators Grow More Cannabis in Smaller Spaces, Study Finds

Retipping, a novel propagation method that helps cultivators grow more plants in less space, works just as well for cannabis as traditional micropropagation methods, a new study suggests.


CBD and CBC Can Kill Head and Neck Cancer Cells, Study Finds

The researchers found that CBD-dominant extracts could induce apoptosis and kill the cancer cells. Combining CBD with CBC in a 2:1 ratio made this effect even stronger.


THC Inhibits Important Human Enzyme, Study Finds

The study used biological assays to demonstrate that THC, as well as its derivative 6a10aTHC and its acidic precursor THCA can inhibit the catalytic activity of autotaxin.


Cannabis-Related Emergency Room Visits Are on the Rise Among Older People, Study Finds

Emergency department visits related to cannabis use among older adults have increased dramatically over the past 15 years, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - January 2023

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A Dose of Psilocybin Can Fight Depression For Two Weeks, Study Finds

A single, moderate dose of psilocybin combined with psychological support counseling can rapidly and significantly reduce symptoms of depression, a new study has found.


Patients Should Be Screened For Cannabis Use Before Surgery, Say New Guidelines

All patients undergoing anesthesia should be asked about their cannabis habits, according to new guidelines released this month by the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.