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
The grand opening of the state’s medical cannabis program comes two years after residents voted to legalize the drug for medical use.VIEW
The study’s authors say they are concerned that people may actually be prolonging their illness unnecessarily by choosing to use CBD where other treatments may be more effective.
The researchers found that regular exposure to advertising, and to a lesser extent the proximity to cannabis stores, increased the likelihood that teenagers would consume cannabis in the future.VIEW
The researchers say their findings could help to explain why cannabis use is often reported as helpful for various bowel conditions, and could eventually led to new methods of fighting gastrointestinal infection in humans.VIEW
Contrary to previous research on the topic, a new study from researchers at Columbia University has found that cannabis may not curtail illicit opioid use after all.VIEW
Add-on CBD can effectively reduce seizure frequency in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, irrespective of concurrent clobazam usage, new research claims.VIEW
Despite the risks identified by the study, the researchers say they still believe the cannabinoid drugs nabilone and dronabinol can be useful treatments.VIEW
In a new study, researchers found that regular cannabis consumers reported higher levels of pain following operations and received higher doses of opioid pain medications while in hospital.VIEW
During a new study, researchers noticed that certain devices consistently resulted in lung injury cases – even without the presence of nicotine, THC, or vitamin E acetate.VIEW
The University of Colorado, Boulder, researchers say machine learning could one day help develop custom cannabis strains.VIEW