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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

Just 7% of US Adults Grow Their Own Cannabis, Survey Finds

A new study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that rates of home cultivation are highest in states that permit recreational home cultivation, though the presence of physical cannabis retail stores showed some conflicting associations with home cultivation rates.


What the Cannabis Industry Needs to Know About Novel Synthetic Cannabinoids

Chris Hudalla, president and chief scientific officer at ProVerde Laboratories, explores the legality and implications of novel synthetic cannabinoids.


Don't Deny Cannabis Consumers Heart Transplants, Say Cardiologists

The researchers argue that the medical establishment should find a new approach to determining transplant candidacy for cannabis users.


How One Company Went From Curing Cheese to Curing Cannabis

Analytical Cannabis recently caught up with the minds behind Cannatrol to learn more about cannabis drying and the company's innovative approach to curing.


Cannabis Dependence Linked to Post-Surgery Complications, Study Finds

People who are dependent on cannabis tend to have higher rates of infection following knee and shoulder keyhole surgeries, a new study has found.


Use High Intensity Light, Not Ultraviolet, For Maximum Cannabis Yield, Study Suggests

While cannabis yields did increase proportionately with light intensity in the experiment, the researchers determined that UV radiation had no significant effect on either cannabis yield or total cannabinoid content.


CBD Can Improve the Immune System of Bees, Study Suggests

A new study published suggests that CBD extract can improve the immune system of honeybees in functioning hives.


Analytical Cannabis Digest - October 2022

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Men and People With Sleep Issues Are Less Likely to Recover From Cannabis Dependency, Study Suggests

Previous research has shown that cannabis use disorder (CUD) can be treated with a combination of counseling and cannabis medicines with a 1:1 ratio of CBD and THC. But men and people with sleep issues may benefit from additional support, new analysis suggests.


Synthetic Psychedelic Compounds May Treat Depression Without the Trip, Study Suggests

Scientists have developed a new compound which interacts with the same therapeutic targets in the brain as psychedelic drugs, producing the same long-lasting antidepressant and antianxiety effects but without the psychedelic high.