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Emma Stone

Emma Stone is a journalist based in New Zealand specializing in cannabis, health, and well-being. She has a Ph.D. in sociology and has worked as a researcher and lecturer, but loves being a writer most of all. She would happily spend her days writing, reading, wandering outdoors, eating and swimming.

Most popular articles

How cannabis helped me cope with grief

There's a fine line between using cannabis as an aid and using it as a crutch to overcome an emotional experience. Read our first-person account on how the plant can help with grief.

Emma Stone - August 28, 2019

When Cannabis May Complicate Some Cancer Treatments

Cannabis is known as a palliative treatment for cancer and may even slow tumor growth. But it may also reduce the effectiveness of a certain kind of cancer treatment.

Emma Stone - September 3, 2019

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What is the best quantity for a dose of cannabis?

With different methods of consumption and different potencies of flower, the amount of a standard dose of cannabis isn't clear. Cannabis is potent medicine and standardizing dosing will help both research and consumers.

Emma Stone - May 8, 2020

Grandma gets high: Why seniors are consuming cannabis

A growing number of seniors are using cannabis for medical issues and recreational usage. Find out why.

Emma Stone - April 27, 2020

Does cannabis affect your dreams?

Do you stop dreaming when you smoke a lot of weed? Or have crazy dreams when you take a t-break? Read on to see how cannabis can affect your dreams.

Emma Stone - April 17, 2020

COVID-19 and medical cannabis patients: What you need to know

During the COVID-19 crisis, states are opening up online ordering and delivery options so medical patients can get cannabis safely. Check out what your state's doing.

Emma Stone - March 26, 2020

Cannabis and OCD: What does the science say?

Not much research has been done on cannabis and OCD, but other studies suggest it can be highly beneficial for OCD symptoms. Read on to see what the science says.

Emma Stone - March 16, 2020

Why won’t your doctor prescribe you cannabis?

Nearly 60% of US doctors feel negatively about cannabis, a huge roadblock for access to medical marijuana. Read on to find out why.

Emma Stone - February 25, 2020

Cannabis for pain: Does medicating with marijuana increase abuse risk?

Cannabis is commonly used to treat chronic pain, but most consumers aren't fully educated on the plant. Read on to learn about the risks of consuming for pain.

Emma Stone - February 21, 2020

Meet THCP and CBDP: Study reveals the identification of two new cannabinoids

Researchers just uncovered two new compounds in cannabis. One of them, THCP, may be a game-changer in understanding the plant's therapeutic potential. Find out why.

Emma Stone - January 10, 2020

How cannabis can help with migraines

Several studies point to the effectiveness of cannabis on migraines. Read more on the studies that support it and how to dose.

Emma Stone - January 9, 2020

Does cloning ruin cannabis strains over time?

Science says that clones are exact copies of their mother—so why do some strains degrade after years of cloning? Read on to find out why.

Emma Stone - January 3, 2020