Alexa Peters

Alexa Peters

Cannabis Writer


  • Name: Alexa Peters
  • Author with Leafreport since: September 2020

Education And Work Information:

  • School(s) Attended: B.A. in English: Creative Writing from Western Washington University
  • Honors and distinctions: Magna Cum Laude, recipient of 2015 R.D Brown Memorial Writing Scholarship
  • Job Title: Freelance Writer
  • Published on: Leafly, CannabisMD, Green Valley Nation, and Healthline


  • Area of Expertise: CBD
  • Using CBD since: 2018
  • Favourite CBD product: Gummies and Salves

About the author

Alexa Peters is a Seattle-based freelance writer and editor with a specialty in arts & culture, wellness, and lifestyle journalism, as well as content writing. My cannabis and CBD-focused work has appeared in Leafly, CannabisMD, Healthline, Green Valley Nation, and many other publications. Her expertise in the area is based on extensive study of the growing body of scientific literature around cannabis and effects, personal experience, and more than five years as a reporter in the industry.

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CBD Cannabis glossary
CBD and Cannabis Glossary

In an effort to clear up misconceptions and help the consumer better understand CBD’s potential effects, Leafreport has created this list of definitions for CBD-related terms based on the most up-to-date clinical research and expert thought.

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CBD at the workplace
CBD in the Workplace: Should I tell my employer I use CBD?

There’s no doubt that cannabidiol, or CBD, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis that has shown promise in treating issues like anxiety, pain, and more, is gaining in popularity. But while CBD may not get you high, they can still cause you problems at work.

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CBD, yoga and meditation
How CBD May Enhance your Yoga and Meditation Practice

As CBD (Cannabidiol) oil enter wider usage, it turns out there are a lot of benefits to using it to enhance meditation and yoga. If you have struggled or have been unsuccessful in establishing a meditation practice due to anxiety, restlessness, or pain, then CBD might be a great help.

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CBD and driiving
New Study Shows CBD Unlikely to Impair Driving, but Legal Risks Persist

Sure enough, a new study from researchers at The University of Sydney found that, unlike THC, which can cause motor skill impairment that last up to a few hours, CBD does not appear to impact driving. But, whether or not it’s worth the legal risk to drive with a CBD product in your system is another story.

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CBD Extraction Methods
Understanding CBD Extraction Methods

Over the last few years, CBD or cannabidiol has become so popular that it is now being extracted, produced and manufactured into a wide range of products. In this article, we will look at the best ways to extract CBD from the cannabis plant

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Price Report
CBD Pricing: Why did prices drop in 2020? Does price equate to quality? Who are the most and least expensive within each category?

Our in-house statisticians took a comprehensive look at the major CBD brands on the market, the discrepancies in their prices as compared to last year, and what these discrepancies say about how CBD prices, quality, and trends in the industry overall.

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full spectrum, broad spectrum, isolate
Isolate, Distillate, Full Spectrum: How to know what you’re buying

In order to help the consumer decide which CBD product is best for them, this article will dive into the benefits and downsides of full-spectrum, broad spectrum and isolate CBD.

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