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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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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

The rise of cannabis spirituality: How the plant can heighten your experience

Cannabis has been used as a sacrament in many cultures and spiritual practices. Learn how people today are popularizing its use for mindfulness, meditation, and more.

Emma Stone - December 5, 2019

What’s the difference between CBD derived from hemp and cannabis?

Both hemp and cannabis can produce CBD, but they're different in the eyes of the law. Why?

Emma Stone - November 22, 2019

How to use CBD for anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders worldwide. Enter CBD, which has potential as a treatment for anxiety.

Emma Stone - November 21, 2019