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Leo Bear-McGuinness

Science Writer & Editor

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Leo joined Analytical Cannabis in 2019. From research to regulations and analysis to agriculture, his writing covers all the need-to-know news for the cannabis industry. He holds a Bachelor's in Biology from Newcastle University and a Master's in Science Communication from the University of Edinburgh.

Latest content from Leo Bear-McGuinness

Nevada Consumers Advised to Avoid Cannabis Flower That Tested Positive For Aspergillus

Cannabis consumers in Nevada have been advised by the state’s cannabis regulator to avoid or “take caution” when consuming the “Dancing Monkey” product.


This New Study Will Test If an Endocannabinoid Can Treat Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio have begun a study to see if the body’s own cannabinoids can help treat Alzheimer’s disease.


Oklahoma Has 32 Times More Medical Cannabis Than It Needs, Study Finds

Given this vast oversupply of cannabis, the study says it is likely that, to offload their products, many licensed medical cannabis businesses are supplying the state’s illicit market.


Feeling High May Be an Unavoidable Aspect of Medical Cannabis, Study Suggests

Medical cannabis patients who reported getting high are more likely to feel greater symptom relief, according to a new study.


Arizona Dispensaries Recall Cannabis Concentrates Due to Salmonella Risk

As of June 14, no illnesses have been linked to the products.


Cannabis Oil Provides ‘Moderate’ Treatment For Tourette’s, Trial Finds

Cannabis oil is just as effect at reducing the number of tics a person with Tourette’s syndrome experiences as many existing treatments, according to a new study.


‘Many’ Cannabis Samples Are Adulterated in Colorado, Says Regulator

The cannabis regulator in Colorado has identified ‘many examples’ of adulterated test batches, according to a recent notice.


RAW Rolling Paper Producer Awarded a Further $446,000 in Lawsuit With Republic Tobacco

The manufacturer of RAW Organic Hemp rolling papers – a popular brand among cannabis consumers – has reportedly resolved its seven-year court battle with Republic Tobacco (also known as Republic Brands).


Mice Don’t Gain As Much Weight if Given THC, Study Finds

Cannabis consumers tend to be a little leaner than those who don’t use the drug, and a group of researchers may have just figured out why.


Liver Injuries Linked to Recalled Colorado Cannabis Edible

The Colorado Department of Revenue said that it had been made aware of “adverse health events” related to 1906 Midnight Drops, a cannabis-infused edible marketed as a sleep aid.