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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

‘Cannabis Poisonings’ in Young Children Have Skyrocketed in the Past Five Years, Study Finds

The number of cannabis edible exposures in young children increased by 1,375% from 2017 to 2021, a new study has found.


Most Psychedelic Drug Users Believe in a Higher Power Following Their Trip, Study Finds

While these psychedelics users did tend to report an increased belief in the paranormal after their trip, superstitious beliefs largely remained unchained.


Adopting Automated Cannabis and Hemp Extraction Solutions

Analytical Cannabis speaks to the extractors using automated solutions to boost their productivity.


New York University to Launch Cannabis Course

Students will reportedly get an in-depth understanding of what it takes to own, manage, and market a cannabis business, while also learning more about the chemistry of the plant itself.


Cannabis Abuse and Misuse Is On the Rise, Study Suggests

Of particular concern are edible cannabis products, the researchers say, which may be marketed in ways that make them more attractive to youth.


CBD Oil Does Not Improve Quality of Life for Palliative Care Cancer Patients, Study Finds

CBD oils do not improve patients’ ratings of pain, depression, anxiety, or quality of life, a new trial of palliative care patients with advanced cancer has found.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - December 2022

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Innovations in Psychedelics Research

Our latest eBook, Innovations in Psychedelics Research, a collection of features on some of the most exciting developments in psychedelics science, and exclusive interviews with some of the brilliant people making them happen.


New Study Finds Metal Particles in Unused Cannabis Vape Liquids

Even unused cannabis vape pens may contain metal particles, according to a new study led by researchers at the National Research Council of Canada.


Wendi Young on Cannabinoid Testing in Extracts

Young told the recent Analytical Cannabis Expo Europe Online 2022 audience of the importance of stability testing and how to properly conduct shelf stability studies that are effective for a wide variety of cannabis products.