Emma Francis Stone

Emma Francis Stone



  • Name: Emma Francis Stone (Ph.D.)
  • Author with Leaf Report since: March 2021

Education And Work Information:

  • School(s) Attended: Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Auckland
  • Honors and distinctions: BA with First Class Honors, MA, Ph.D.
  • Job Title: Freelance Journalist specializing in cannabis and psychedelic medicine
  • Former Jobs: University Lecturer
  • Published on: Weedmaps, Leafly, Flowertown, Psychedelic Science Review


  • Area of Expertise: Cannabis and psychedelic medicine and research
  • Using CBD since: 2018
  • Favourite CBD product: Tinctures

About the author

Dr. Emma F. Stone is passionate about plant medicine and the potential it holds in transforming the current medical paradigm. She has written extensively for Leafly, Weedmaps, Flowertown, Psychedelic Science Review, and contributed to industry reports and fact sheets detailing cannabis medicine, dosage, and delivery methods for diverse conditions. She’s currently working on a book exploring plant medicine and its uses.

Recent Activity

The Current State of CBD Transparency
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CBD and sports
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