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Alexander Beadle

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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

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Two Companies Selling CBD Products for Pain Relief

California’s Honest Globe, Inc. and Michigan’s BioLyte Laboratories, LLC, have become the latest in a long line of companies to receive official warning letters from the FDA for the illegal marketing of unapproved CBD-containing drugs.


Medical Cannabis Can Reduce Tremors, Finds Animal Study

A synthetic cannabinoid with similar properties to THC can effectively reduce essential tremor in mice, according to a new study from researchers.


Vitamin E Acetate Found in a Popular European CBD Vape Products, Study Finds

The diluent thickener, which is thought to be the culprit behind the outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries seen in the United States in 2019, has been discovered in one of Europe’s most popular CBD vape products.


The Current State of Psychedelic Research

Scientific research groups have only begun investigating the properties of psychedelic compounds relatively recently. But what have they uncovered so far?


Indoor Cannabis Cultivation Leaves a Large Carbon Footprint, Study Finds

What’s been the environmental cost of the boom in indoor, energy-demanding cannabis farming? A heavy one, according to one new study.


Scientists Say They Can Spot High-CBD Strains Just From Their Leaves

It is possible to visually distinguish between high-CBD and high-THC cannabis strains just by looking at the physical properties of the plants as they grow, according to new research.


Vaping Cannabis Associated With More Respiratory Issues Than Vaping Tobacco, Study Finds

Teens who vape cannabis are almost twice as likely to report problems with wheezing and coughing than teens who smoke cigarettes or vape nicotine products, a new study has found.


Cannabis Can Cause “Rebound” Migraine Headaches, Study Finds

Migraine sufferers who use cannabis for pain relief may be at higher odds of developing a “rebound” headache, according to new research from Stanford University.


How Does Cannabis Vapor Testing Work?

Cannabis vapor testing is quickly becoming the next frontier of marijuana analysis. But how does it work?


Over Three-quarters of CBD Topicals Don’t Contain Advertised Amounts of CBD, Study Finds

Around 77 percent of tested CBD topical products don't contain the correct amount of CBD advertised on the product’s label, according to a new investigation from Leafreport.