Alexander Beadle has been working as a freelance science writer since 2017 and has written for Technology Networks and its sister publication Analytical Cannabis since 2018. 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.
Developments in Cannabis Cancer Research
We talk to Dr. Eyal Beadle about the exciting positive results found by his company during recent experiments exploring cannabis as an anti-cancer agent.
Cannabis Use May Protect Liver from the Effects of Drinking
Data suggests that using alcohol and cannabis in conjunction can affect the likelihood of developing liver damage, compared to alcohol alone.
Scientists in U.S. Given Approval to Import Cannabis Material From Canadian Site
In an unprecedented move, U.S. officials have given allowances for cannabis research products to cross the border from Canada to the U.S. Could this herald a change in cannabis regulation for medicinal research?
Cannabis Holds Potential As Novel Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
With opioid use disorder (OUD) claiming more lives every year in the U.S., research into the possibility of using cannabis as a therapeutic tool to tackle opioid addiction becomes ever more critical.
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Passes Act on Growing Medicinal Cannabis for Research
Bill could provide a major boost for cannabis research as more cultivators are set to receive licensing approval.
South Africa’s Highest Court Legalizes Cannabis for Private Use
In a controversial move, South Africa becomes the third African country to legalize cannabis cultivation and use in the home.
Cannabis Patch Gives Hope to Chronic Pain Sufferers
Novel drug delivery system developed by researchers at CBIS offers a potential fix for those suffering from long-term, acute pain.
Cannabis Users, Investors and Workers Could Risk Lifetime U.S. Border Ban
With the legalization of cannabis use in Canada looming, concerns are increasing over the risks associated with admitting association with the drug when crossing U.S. border.
Curbing the Cannabis Genetics Bottleneck in Canada
A new system is being introduced to allow black and gray market cannabis producers to introduce and protect their unique cannabis strains in the Canadian cannabis market.
How CBD Reduces Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Has Now Been Revealed
The authors behind the work believe that CBD may constitute an excellent candidate for the treatment of MS and other autoimmune diseases as a novel, non-psychoactive therapeutic.